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authorMark Drayton <>2015-08-26 12:18:15 -0700
committerArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>2015-08-28 11:47:40 -0300
commit77e0070da41f76e1ebd15291fb0254b0c174adfa (patch)
treedaf7fa3a6022da4cda64888fa90bddacdb4a1611 /tools/perf/Documentation/perf-script.txt
parentd1ee8bc195ffedbf91af0245a2406d6ebd2578f8 (diff)
perf script: Add --[no-]-demangle/--[no-]-demangle-kernel
Sometimes when post-processing output from `perf script` one does not want to demangle C++ symbol names. Add an option to allow this. Also add --[no-]demangle-kernel to be consistent with top/report/probe. Signed-off-by: Mark Drayton <> Cc: Andi Kleen <> Cc: Jiri Olsa <> Link: Signed-off-by: Yannick Brosseau <> Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
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@@ -226,6 +226,13 @@ OPTIONS
Display context switch events i.e. events of type PERF_RECORD_SWITCH or
+ Demangle symbol names to human readable form. It's enabled by default,
+ disable with --no-demangle.
+ Demangle kernel symbol names to human readable form (for C++ kernels).
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