path: root/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-buildid-list.txt
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authorArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>2011-08-29 08:07:22 -0300
committerArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>2011-09-29 16:41:37 -0300
commitf2add9cd66c87baea6762b099ee38ee742207699 (patch)
tree3c25e91bb38b2098fa2640b93caa1080b85cfbda /tools/perf/Documentation/perf-buildid-list.txt
parent63e03724b51e7315a66a3f1fee6cb8b4a16dc8cc (diff)
perf buildid-list: Add option to show the running kernel build id
[root@emilia ~]# perf buildid-list -k 07b0c016a2b30004e86132d0239945b1e88f5d75 Useful when diagnosing build id problems in debuginfo packages, etc. Cc: David Ahern <> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <> Cc: Mike Galbraith <> Cc: Paul Mackerras <> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <> Cc: Stephane Eranian <> Link: Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
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diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-buildid-list.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-buildid-list.txt
index 5eaac6f26d51..770a7f3bd754 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-buildid-list.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-buildid-list.txt
@@ -16,6 +16,8 @@ This command displays the buildids found in a file, so that other
tools can be used to fetch packages with matching symbol tables for use by
perf report.
+It can also be used to show the build id of the running kernel.
@@ -27,6 +29,9 @@ OPTIONS
Don't do ownership validation.
+ Show running kernel build id.
Be more verbose.