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NAME

       perf-report - Read perf.data (created by perf record) and display the profile

SYNOPSIS

       perf report [-i <file> | --input=file]

DESCRIPTION

       This command displays the performance counter profile information recorded via perf
       record.

OPTIONS

       -i, --input=
           Input file name. (default: perf.data unless stdin is a fifo)

       -v, --verbose
           Be more verbose. (show symbol address, etc)

       -d, --dsos=
           Only consider symbols in these dsos. CSV that understands file://filename entries.

       -n, --show-nr-samples
           Show the number of samples for each symbol

       --showcpuutilization
           Show sample percentage for different cpu modes.

       -T, --threads
           Show per-thread event counters

       -c, --comms=
           Only consider symbols in these comms. CSV that understands file://filename entries.

       -S, --symbols=
           Only consider these symbols. CSV that understands file://filename entries.

       --symbol-filter=
           Only show symbols that match (partially) with this filter.

       -U, --hide-unresolved
           Only display entries resolved to a symbol.

       -s, --sort=
           Sort histogram entries by given key(s) - multiple keys can be specified in CSV format.
           Following sort keys are available: pid, comm, dso, symbol, parent, cpu, srcline,
           weight, local_weight.

               Each key has following meaning:

           ·   comm: command (name) of the task which can be read via /proc/<pid>/comm

           ·   pid: command and tid of the task

           ·   dso: name of library or module executed at the time of sample

           ·   symbol: name of function executed at the time of sample

           ·   parent: name of function matched to the parent regex filter. Unmatched entries are
               displayed as "[other]".

           ·   cpu: cpu number the task ran at the time of sample

           ·   srcline: filename and line number executed at the time of sample. The DWARF
               debugging info must be provided.

           ·   weight: Event specific weight, e.g. memory latency or transaction abort cost. This
               is the global weight.

           ·   local_weight: Local weight version of the weight above.

           ·   transaction: Transaction abort flags.

                   By default, comm, dso and symbol keys are used.
                   (i.e. --sort comm,dso,symbol)

                   If --branch-stack option is used, following sort keys are also
                   available:
                   dso_from, dso_to, symbol_from, symbol_to, mispredict.

           ·   dso_from: name of library or module branched from

           ·   dso_to: name of library or module branched to

           ·   symbol_from: name of function branched from

           ·   symbol_to: name of function branched to

           ·   mispredict: "N" for predicted branch, "Y" for mispredicted branch

           ·   in_tx: branch in TSX transaction

           ·   abort: TSX transaction abort.

                   And default sort keys are changed to comm, dso_from, symbol_from, dso_to
                   and symbol_to, see '--branch-stack'.

       -p, --parent=<regex>
           A regex filter to identify parent. The parent is a caller of this function and
           searched through the callchain, thus it requires callchain information recorded. The
           pattern is in the exteneded regex format and defaults to "^sys_|^do_page_fault", see
           --sort parent.

       -x, --exclude-other
           Only display entries with parent-match.

       -w, --column-widths=<width[,width...]>
           Force each column width to the provided list, for large terminal readability.

       -t, --field-separator=
           Use a special separator character and don’t pad with spaces, replacing all occurrences
           of this separator in symbol names (and other output) with a .  character, that thus
           it’s the only non valid separator.

       -D, --dump-raw-trace
           Dump raw trace in ASCII.

       -g [type,min[,limit],order[,key]], --call-graph
           Display call chains using type, min percent threshold, optional print limit and order.
           type can be either:

           ·   flat: single column, linear exposure of call chains.

           ·   graph: use a graph tree, displaying absolute overhead rates.

           ·   fractal: like graph, but displays relative rates. Each branch of the tree is
               considered as a new profiled object.

                   order can be either:
                   - callee: callee based call graph.
                   - caller: inverted caller based call graph.

                   key can be:
                   - function: compare on functions
                   - address: compare on individual code addresses

                   Default: fractal,0.5,callee,function.

       --max-stack
           Set the stack depth limit when parsing the callchain, anything beyond the specified
           depth will be ignored. This is a trade-off between information loss and faster
           processing especially for workloads that can have a very long callchain stack.

               Default: 127

       -G, --inverted
           alias for inverted caller based call graph.

       --ignore-callees=<regex>
           Ignore callees of the function(s) matching the given regex. This has the effect of
           collecting the callers of each such function into one place in the call-graph tree.

       --pretty=<key>
           Pretty printing style. key: normal, raw

       --stdio
           Use the stdio interface.

       --tui
           Use the TUI interface, that is integrated with annotate and allows zooming into DSOs
           or threads, among other features. Use of --tui requires a tty, if one is not present,
           as when piping to other commands, the stdio interface is used.

       --gtk
           Use the GTK2 interface.

       -k, --vmlinux=<file>
           vmlinux pathname

       --kallsyms=<file>
           kallsyms pathname

       -m, --modules
           Load module symbols. WARNING: This should only be used with -k and a LIVE kernel.

       -f, --force
           Don’t complain, do it.

       --symfs=<directory>
           Look for files with symbols relative to this directory.

       -C, --cpu
           Only report samples for the list of CPUs provided. Multiple CPUs can be provided as a
           comma-separated list with no space: 0,1. Ranges of CPUs are specified with -: 0-2.
           Default is to report samples on all CPUs.

       -M, --disassembler-style=
           Set disassembler style for objdump.

       --source
           Interleave source code with assembly code. Enabled by default, disable with
           --no-source.

       --asm-raw
           Show raw instruction encoding of assembly instructions.

       --show-total-period
           Show a column with the sum of periods.

       -I, --show-info
           Display extended information about the perf.data file. This adds information which may
           be very large and thus may clutter the display. It currently includes: cpu and numa
           topology of the host system.

       -b, --branch-stack
           Use the addresses of sampled taken branches instead of the instruction address to
           build the histograms. To generate meaningful output, the perf.data file must have been
           obtained using perf record -b or perf record --branch-filter xxx where xxx is a branch
           filter option. perf report is able to auto-detect whether a perf.data file contains
           branch stacks and it will automatically switch to the branch view mode, unless
           --no-branch-stack is used.

       --objdump=<path>
           Path to objdump binary.

       --group
           Show event group information together.

       --demangle
           Demangle symbol names to human readable form. It’s enabled by default, disable with
           --no-demangle.

       --percent-limit
           Do not show entries which have an overhead under that percent. (Default: 0).

SEE ALSO

       perf-stat(1), perf-annotate(1)