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authorSrikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2012-04-16 17:39:09 +0530
committerArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>2012-05-11 13:58:17 -0300
commit225466f1c2d816c33b4341008f45dfdc83a9f0cb (patch)
tree72cd2adf96464922e64fc86dc76bf321f426bbf1 /tools/perf/builtin-probe.c
parent5dcefda0fd87fefa440abc9b9d3f1089229f8911 (diff)
downloadlinux-225466f1c2d816c33b4341008f45dfdc83a9f0cb.tar.gz
perf probe: Provide perf interface for uprobes
- Enhances perf to probe user space executables and libraries. - Enhances -F/--funcs option of "perf probe" to list possible probe points in an executable file or library. - Documents userspace probing support in perf. [ Probing a function in the executable using function name ] perf probe -x /bin/zsh zfree [ Probing a library function using function name ] perf probe -x /lib64/libc.so.6 malloc [ list probe-able functions in an executable ] perf probe -F -x /bin/zsh [ list probe-able functions in an library] perf probe -F -x /lib/libc.so.6 Signed-off-by: Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@in.ibm.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Anton Arapov <anton@redhat.com> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Cc: Jim Keniston <jkenisto@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Linux-mm <linux-mm@kvack.org> Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20120416120909.30661.99781.sendpatchset@srdronam.in.ibm.com Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'tools/perf/builtin-probe.c')
-rw-r--r--tools/perf/builtin-probe.c43
1 files changed, 37 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c b/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c
index 4935c09dd5b5..ee3d84a7c895 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c
@@ -54,6 +54,7 @@ static struct {
bool show_ext_vars;
bool show_funcs;
bool mod_events;
+ bool uprobes;
int nevents;
struct perf_probe_event events[MAX_PROBES];
struct strlist *dellist;
@@ -75,6 +76,8 @@ static int parse_probe_event(const char *str)
return -1;
}
+ pev->uprobes = params.uprobes;
+
/* Parse a perf-probe command into event */
ret = parse_perf_probe_command(str, pev);
pr_debug("%d arguments\n", pev->nargs);
@@ -125,6 +128,28 @@ static int opt_del_probe_event(const struct option *opt __used,
return 0;
}
+static int opt_set_target(const struct option *opt, const char *str,
+ int unset __used)
+{
+ int ret = -ENOENT;
+
+ if (str && !params.target) {
+ if (!strcmp(opt->long_name, "exec"))
+ params.uprobes = true;
+#ifdef DWARF_SUPPORT
+ else if (!strcmp(opt->long_name, "module"))
+ params.uprobes = false;
+#endif
+ else
+ return ret;
+
+ params.target = str;
+ ret = 0;
+ }
+
+ return ret;
+}
+
#ifdef DWARF_SUPPORT
static int opt_show_lines(const struct option *opt __used,
const char *str, int unset __used)
@@ -246,9 +271,9 @@ static const struct option options[] = {
"file", "vmlinux pathname"),
OPT_STRING('s', "source", &symbol_conf.source_prefix,
"directory", "path to kernel source"),
- OPT_STRING('m', "module", &params.target,
- "modname|path",
- "target module name (for online) or path (for offline)"),
+ OPT_CALLBACK('m', "module", NULL, "modname|path",
+ "target module name (for online) or path (for offline)",
+ opt_set_target),
#endif
OPT__DRY_RUN(&probe_event_dry_run),
OPT_INTEGER('\0', "max-probes", &params.max_probe_points,
@@ -260,6 +285,8 @@ static const struct option options[] = {
"\t\t\t(default: \"" DEFAULT_VAR_FILTER "\" for --vars,\n"
"\t\t\t \"" DEFAULT_FUNC_FILTER "\" for --funcs)",
opt_set_filter),
+ OPT_CALLBACK('x', "exec", NULL, "executable|path",
+ "target executable name or path", opt_set_target),
OPT_END()
};
@@ -310,6 +337,10 @@ int cmd_probe(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix __used)
pr_err(" Error: Don't use --list with --funcs.\n");
usage_with_options(probe_usage, options);
}
+ if (params.uprobes) {
+ pr_warning(" Error: Don't use --list with --exec.\n");
+ usage_with_options(probe_usage, options);
+ }
ret = show_perf_probe_events();
if (ret < 0)
pr_err(" Error: Failed to show event list. (%d)\n",
@@ -333,8 +364,8 @@ int cmd_probe(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix __used)
if (!params.filter)
params.filter = strfilter__new(DEFAULT_FUNC_FILTER,
NULL);
- ret = show_available_funcs(params.target,
- params.filter);
+ ret = show_available_funcs(params.target, params.filter,
+ params.uprobes);
strfilter__delete(params.filter);
if (ret < 0)
pr_err(" Error: Failed to show functions."
@@ -343,7 +374,7 @@ int cmd_probe(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix __used)
}
#ifdef DWARF_SUPPORT
- if (params.show_lines) {
+ if (params.show_lines && !params.uprobes) {
if (params.mod_events) {
pr_err(" Error: Don't use --line with"
" --add/--del.\n");