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authorArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>2010-08-21 10:38:16 -0300
committerArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>2010-08-21 10:49:46 -0300
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perf tools: Add --tui and --stdio to choose the UI
Relying just on ~/.perfconfig or rebuilding the tool disabling support for the TUI is too cumbersome, so allow specifying which UI to use and make the command line switch override whatever is in ~/.perfconfig. Suggested-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Mike Galbraith <efault@gmx.de> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> Cc: Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com> LKML-Reference: <new-submission> Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
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@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ perf-annotate - Read perf.data (created by perf record) and display annotated co
SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
-'perf annotate' [-i <file> | --input=file] symbol_name
+'perf annotate' [-i <file> | --input=file] [symbol_name]
DESCRIPTION
-----------
@@ -24,6 +24,13 @@ OPTIONS
--input=::
Input file name. (default: perf.data)
+--stdio:: Use the stdio interface.
+
+--tui:: Use the TUI interface Use of --tui requires a tty, if one is not
+ present, as when piping to other commands, the stdio interface is
+ used. This interfaces starts by centering on the line with more
+ samples, TAB/UNTAB cycles thru the lines with more samples.
+
SEE ALSO
--------
-linkperf:perf-record[1]
+linkperf:perf-record[1], linkperf:perf-report[1]