Re: [PATCH V2] timers: Make flags output in the timer_start tracepoint useful
From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Fri Feb 10 2017 - 11:11:19 EST
On Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:41:15 +0100 (CET)
Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The timer flags in the timer_start trace event contain lots of useful
> information, but the meaning is not clear in the trace output. Making tools
> rely on the bit positions is bad as they might change over time.
> Decode the flags in the print out. Tools can retrieve the bits and their
> meaning from the trace format file.
> Requested-by: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> V2: Add the missing hunk defining the mask in timer.h