perf list: Improve the raw hw event descriptor documentation
[linux-2.6.git] / tools / perf / util / parse-events.c
index bc8b7e6..7b24b5d 100644 (file)
@@ -936,7 +936,8 @@ void print_events(void)
 
        printf("\n");
        printf("  %-42s [%s]\n",
-               "rNNN (NNN=<UMASK VALUE><EVENT NUM>)", event_type_descriptors[PERF_TYPE_RAW]);
+               "rNNN (see 'perf list --help' on how to encode it)",
+              event_type_descriptors[PERF_TYPE_RAW]);
        printf("\n");
 
        printf("  %-42s [%s]\n",