[tip:perf/core] perf tools: Update documentation info about quipper

From: tip-bot for Simon Que
Date: Thu Sep 29 2016 - 14:12:18 EST

Commit-ID: 2acad19500c28ce0c4dc3f9bf1dcfc82040b6531
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/2acad19500c28ce0c4dc3f9bf1dcfc82040b6531
Author: Simon Que <sque@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
AuthorDate: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:37:53 -0700
Committer: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxx>
CommitDate: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:16:44 -0300

perf tools: Update documentation info about quipper

The existing link is outdated. The most recent quipper code can be found at the
new URL.

Committer notes:

Quipper is a C++ parser that can be used to convert from a perf.data
file to and from a protobuf, a Chromium OS facility.

Signed-off-by: Simon Que <sque@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Chong Jiang <chongjiang@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/n/tip-4q1nm7jl3vovp66p5bki20pq@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxx>
tools/perf/Documentation/perf.data-file-format.txt | 6 +++++-
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf.data-file-format.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf.data-file-format.txt
index fdc99fe..b664b18 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf.data-file-format.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf.data-file-format.txt
@@ -437,6 +437,10 @@ in pmu-tools parser. This allows to read perf.data from python and dump it.

The quipper C++ parser is available at
+It is under the chromiumos-wide-profiling/ subdirectory. This library can
+convert a perf data file to a protobuf and vice versa.
Unfortunately this parser tends to be many versions behind and may not be able
to parse data files generated by recent perf.