perf top: Allocate space only for the number of counters used
Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo [Tue, 17 Nov 2009 20:38:01 +0000 (18:38 -0200)]
Reducing memory consumption on a typical desktop machine:

From:

32710 root      20   0  172m 142m 1056 S  0.0  4.7   0:00.37
perf

To:

  420 root      20   0 47528  16m 1056 R  0.3  0.5   0:00.24 perf

Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
Cc: Frédéric Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
Cc: Mike Galbraith <efault@gmx.de>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
LKML-Reference: <1258490282-1821-2-git-send-email-acme@infradead.org>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

tools/perf/builtin-top.c

index 0d60c51..49cf876 100644 (file)
@@ -111,7 +111,6 @@ static int                  display_weighted                =     -1;
 struct sym_entry {
        struct rb_node          rb_node;
        struct list_head        node;
-       unsigned long           count[MAX_COUNTERS];
        unsigned long           snap_count;
        double                  weight;
        int                     skip;
@@ -122,6 +121,7 @@ struct sym_entry {
        struct source_line      *lines;
        struct source_line      **lines_tail;
        pthread_mutex_t         source_lock;
+       unsigned long           count[0];
 };
 
 /*
@@ -130,7 +130,7 @@ struct sym_entry {
 
 static inline struct symbol *sym_entry__symbol(struct sym_entry *self)
 {
-       return (struct symbol *)(self + 1);
+       return ((void *)self) + symbol__priv_size;
 }
 
 static void get_term_dimensions(struct winsize *ws)
@@ -1314,8 +1314,6 @@ int cmd_top(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix __used)
 {
        int counter;
 
-       symbol__init(sizeof(struct sym_entry));
-
        page_size = sysconf(_SC_PAGE_SIZE);
 
        argc = parse_options(argc, argv, options, top_usage, 0);
@@ -1332,6 +1330,9 @@ int cmd_top(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix __used)
        if (!nr_counters)
                nr_counters = 1;
 
+       symbol__init(sizeof(struct sym_entry) +
+                    (nr_counters + 1) * sizeof(unsigned long));
+
        if (delay_secs < 1)
                delay_secs = 1;