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authorIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-06-06 20:33:43 +0200
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-06-06 20:33:43 +0200
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perf_counter tools: Move from Documentation/perf_counter/ to tools/perf/
Several people have suggested that 'perf' has become a full-fledged tool that should be moved out of Documentation/. Move it to the (new) tools/ directory. Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Cc: Mike Galbraith <efault@gmx.de> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com> LKML-Reference: <new-submission> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
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+perf-annotate - Read perf.data (created by perf record) and display annotated code
+'perf annotate' [-i <file> | --input=file] symbol_name
+This command reads the input file and displays an annotated version of the
+code. If the object file has debug symbols then the source code will be
+displayed alongside assembly code.
+If there is no debug info in the object, then annotated assembly is displayed.
+ Input file name. (default: perf.data)