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authorFrederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>2009-07-05 07:39:17 +0200
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-07-05 10:30:21 +0200
commit91b4eaea93f5be95f4477554399680a53aff2343 (patch)
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perf report: Warn on callchain output request from non-callchain file
perf report segfaults while trying to handle callchains from a non callchain data file. Instead of a segfault, print a useful message to the user. Reported-by: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com> Reported-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Cc: Mike Galbraith <efault@gmx.de> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> Cc: Anton Blanchard <anton@samba.org> Cc: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com> LKML-Reference: <1246772361-9960-1-git-send-email-fweisbec@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Diffstat (limited to 'tools')
-rw-r--r--tools/perf/builtin-report.c16
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-report.c b/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
index fa937f5c3c3..9f9575afab0 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-report.c
@@ -1684,9 +1684,19 @@ static int __cmd_report(void)
sample_type = perf_header__sample_type();
- if (sort__has_parent && !(sample_type & PERF_SAMPLE_CALLCHAIN)) {
- fprintf(stderr, "selected --sort parent, but no callchain data\n");
- exit(-1);
+ if (!(sample_type & PERF_SAMPLE_CALLCHAIN)) {
+ if (sort__has_parent) {
+ fprintf(stderr, "selected --sort parent, but no"
+ " callchain data. Did you call"
+ " perf record without -g?\n");
+ exit(-1);
+ }
+ if (callchain) {
+ fprintf(stderr, "selected -c but no callchain data."
+ " Did you call perf record without"
+ " -g?\n");
+ exit(-1);
+ }
}
if (load_kernel() < 0) {