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== Installation ==
http://video.linux.com/videos/the-linux-perf-tools-overview-and-developments
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https://events.linuxfoundation.org/images/stories/pdf/lfcs2012_weisbecker.pdf
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=== Documentation ===
http://video.linux.com/videos/stacktraces--callchains-in-perf-events
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The documentation is written in asciidoc syntax and needs asciidoc installed to be converted into html/manpages.
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You can create the documentation of perf by typing 'make' in 'tools/perf/Documentation'.
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== Usage ==
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Perf has a [[git]]-like interface, so
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perf help
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shows you the basic usage and a list of the most common subcommands and e.g.
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perf top help
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shows you the help for 'perf top' command
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= References and external links =
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* [https://perf.wiki.kernel.org/ Perf Wiki at Kernel.org]
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* [https://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/collaboration-summit/de-melo Collaboration Submit 2012: The Linux Perf Tools: Overview and Current Developments] [https://events.linuxfoundation.org/images/stories/pdf/lfcs2012_melo.pdf slides] [http://video.linux.com/videos/the-linux-perf-tools-overview-and-developments video]
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* [https://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/collaboration-summit/weisbecker Collaboration Submit 2012: Stacktraces / Callchains in Perf Events: What's Now? What's Next?] [https://events.linuxfoundation.org/images/stories/pdf/lfcs2012_weisbecker.pdf slides] [http://video.linux.com/videos/stacktraces--callchains-in-perf-events video]

Latest revision as of 14:18, 15 April 2012

Installation

Documentation

The documentation is written in asciidoc syntax and needs asciidoc installed to be converted into html/manpages. You can create the documentation of perf by typing 'make' in 'tools/perf/Documentation'.

Usage

Perf has a git-like interface, so

perf help

shows you the basic usage and a list of the most common subcommands and e.g.

perf top help

shows you the help for 'perf top' command


References and external links