Re: [PATCH v6 21/21] perf-probe: Add array argument support

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Hi Masami :)

On 03/22/2018 03:53 PM, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:29:59 +0530
> Ravi Bangoria <ravi.bangoria@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Is it okay to allow user to specify array size with type field?
> Fro this patch, yes.

So IIUC, perf _tool_ will allow user to record array either with "name[range]"
or by "name:type[length]". Please correct me if that's wrong.

And If perf tool will allow array length along with TYPE field, I guess we should
document that in man perf-probe?


Acked-by: Ravi Bangoria <ravi.bangoria@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


>  The availability of type is checked only when
> it is automatically generated.
> IMO, it should be done in another patch, something like
> "Validate user specified type casting" patch. Would you need it?
> Thank you,

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