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-rw-r--r--tools/perf/builtin-trace.c8
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-trace.c b/tools/perf/builtin-trace.c
index 26a337f939d8..8dc98c598b1a 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-trace.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-trace.c
@@ -1725,8 +1725,12 @@ static int trace__read_syscall_info(struct trace *trace, int id)
sc->args = sc->tp_format->format.fields;
sc->nr_args = sc->tp_format->format.nr_fields;
- /* drop nr field - not relevant here; does not exist on older kernels */
- if (sc->args && strcmp(sc->args->name, "nr") == 0) {
+ /*
+ * We need to check and discard the first variable '__syscall_nr'
+ * or 'nr' that mean the syscall number. It is needless here.
+ * So drop '__syscall_nr' or 'nr' field but does not exist on older kernels.
+ */
+ if (sc->args && (!strcmp(sc->args->name, "__syscall_nr") || !strcmp(sc->args->name, "nr"))) {
sc->args = sc->args->next;
--sc->nr_args;
}