Re: [PATCH] perf: add callgrind conversion tool

From: Namhyung Kim
Date: Thu Feb 28 2013 - 05:00:21 EST

Hi Roberto,

On Wed, 27 Feb 2013 00:26:33 +0100, Roberto Vitillo wrote:
> The proposed patch adds the convert tool to perf which allows to convert a
> file to a callgrind data file which can subsequently be displayed
> with kcachegrind. Callgraphs are not supported.
> In order to speed up the converter I am not piping to addr2line, this
> means that
> the code depends on libbfd. Considering that perf doesn't strictly depend on
> libbfd my question is if it would be feasible to add that requirement.

You can make it optional, disables 'convert' command when missing.

I didn't read your code in detail yet, will do if I have free time soon.

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