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authorArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>2012-09-26 20:24:19 -0300
committerArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>2012-09-26 20:24:19 -0300
commit201b7334dc4e977479eb22b106ee8ec506e5e55c (patch)
tree866ef632c031fcc0eaa0f45b93440c7008ed7e0c /tools/perf
parent5d2074ea4fdb28b2199958f42edf914d27c926f6 (diff)
perf evsel: Export the event_format constructor
It'll be needed in the next patches, where it'll be not associated directly to an evsel. Cc: David Ahern <> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <> Cc: Jiri Olsa <> 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')
2 files changed, 4 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/evsel.c b/tools/perf/util/evsel.c
index e992b67e0f3a..ffdd94e9c9c3 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/evsel.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/evsel.c
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ struct perf_evsel *perf_evsel__new(struct perf_event_attr *attr, int idx)
return evsel;
-static struct event_format *event_format__new(const char *sys, const char *name)
+struct event_format *event_format__new(const char *sys, const char *name)
int fd, n;
char *filename;
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/evsel.h b/tools/perf/util/evsel.h
index 2c4905020105..3ead0d59c03d 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/evsel.h
+++ b/tools/perf/util/evsel.h
@@ -83,6 +83,9 @@ struct perf_record_opts;
struct perf_evsel *perf_evsel__new(struct perf_event_attr *attr, int idx);
struct perf_evsel *perf_evsel__newtp(const char *sys, const char *name, int idx);
+struct event_format *event_format__new(const char *sys, const char *name);
void perf_evsel__init(struct perf_evsel *evsel,
struct perf_event_attr *attr, int idx);
void perf_evsel__exit(struct perf_evsel *evsel);