Re: [PATCH] tracing: Fix double CPP substitution in TRACE_EVENT_FN

From: Josh Stone
Date: Thu Aug 27 2009 - 20:39:23 EST

On 08/27/2009 03:50 PM, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> TRACE_EVENT_FN relays on TRACE_EVENT by reprocessing its parameters
> into the ftrace events CPP macro. This leads to a double substitution
> in some cases.
> For example, a bad consequence is a format always prefixed by
> "%s, %s\n" for every TRACE_EVENT_FN based events.
> Eg:
> cat /debug/tracing/events/syscalls/sys_enter/format
> [...]
> print fmt: "%s, %s\n", "\"NR %ld (%lx, %lx, %lx, %lx, %lx, %lx)\"",\
> "REC->id, REC->args[0], REC->args[1], REC->args[2], REC->args[3],\
> REC->args[4], REC->args[5]"
> This creates a failure in post-processing tools such as perf trace or
> trace-cmd.

Fun - I didn't think about TP_printk and friends doing anything beside
passing their contents along.

> Then drop this double substitution and replace it by a new __cpparg()
> macro that relays CPP arguments containing commas.

Looks good to me.

> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@xxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Josh Stone <jistone@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Li Zefan <lizf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Steven Rostedt <srostedt@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Jason Baron <jbaron@xxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Josh Stone <jistone@xxxxxxxxxx>
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