]> nv-tegra.nvidia Code Review - linux-2.6.git/commitdiff
perf: Add timechart help text and add timechart to "perf help"
authorArjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org>
Sat, 19 Sep 2009 11:36:04 +0000 (13:36 +0200)
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Sat, 19 Sep 2009 16:57:53 +0000 (18:57 +0200)
As suggested by Ingo, add a timechart man page help text, as well
as add it to the "perf help" overview.

Signed-off-by: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com>
Cc: fweisbec@gmail.com
Cc: peterz@infradead.org
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
LKML-Reference: <20090919133604.3767fa35@infradead.org>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
tools/perf/Documentation/perf-timechart.txt [new file with mode: 0644]

diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-timechart.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-timechart.txt
new file mode 100644 (file)
index 0000000..61e0104
--- /dev/null
@@ -0,0 +1,35 @@
+perf-timechart - Tool to visualize total system behavior during a workload
+'perf timechart' {record}
+There are two variants of perf timechart:
+  'perf timechart record <command>' to record the system level events
+  of an arbitrary workload.
+  'perf timechart' to turn a trace into a Scalable Vector Graphics file,
+  that can be viewed with popular SVG viewers such as 'Inkscape'.
+        Select the output file (default: output.svg)
+        Select the input file (default: perf.data)
index 3133c74729dd19a5c0f9cfb11038e1239ce18cf7..00326e230d8756bd1b36ab060ffacd9b881eed72 100644 (file)
@@ -8,5 +8,6 @@ perf-sched                      mainporcelain common
 perf-record                    mainporcelain common
 perf-report                    mainporcelain common
 perf-stat                      mainporcelain common
+perf-timechart                 mainporcelain common
 perf-top                       mainporcelain common
 perf-trace                     mainporcelain common