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authorArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>2012-05-23 21:47:51 -0300
committerArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>2012-05-23 21:47:51 -0300
commita1d44b9acdf7b2820ef762846150b4d13b84e075 (patch)
tree3f32aadffbdb4ecbca78da17f9c05d7fad7db227 /tools/perf/builtin-evlist.c
parentab0cce560ef177bdc7a8f73e9962be9d829a7b2c (diff)
perf evlist: Explicititely initialize input_name
It was a global variable, so it was initialized, implicitely, to zero by being placed in the bss. Now it is just a local variable that is then passed to the __cmd_evlist routine, so it must be explicitely set to NULL. The problem manifested on a Fedora 17 system, using: gcc version 4.7.0 20120507 (Red Hat 4.7.0-5) (GCC) But not on several other systems, by luck. Reported-by: Ingo Molnar <> Cc: David Ahern <> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <> Cc: Mike Galbraith <> Cc: Namhyung Kim <> Cc: Paul Mackerras <> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <> Cc: Stephane Eranian <> Link: Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
Diffstat (limited to 'tools/perf/builtin-evlist.c')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-evlist.c b/tools/perf/builtin-evlist.c
index e52d77ec7084..acd78dc28341 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-evlist.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-evlist.c
@@ -116,7 +116,7 @@ static const char * const evlist_usage[] = {
int cmd_evlist(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix __used)
struct perf_attr_details details = { .verbose = false, };
- const char *input_name;
+ const char *input_name = NULL;
const struct option options[] = {
OPT_STRING('i', "input", &input_name, "file",
"Input file name"),