[PATCH AUTOSEL 4.18 15/65] perf annotate: Fix parsing aarch64 branch instructions after objdump update

Sasha Levin Alexander.Levin at microsoft.com
Sun Sep 30 17:38:12 PDT 2018

From: Kim Phillips <kim.phillips at arm.com>

[ Upstream commit 4e67b2a5df5d3f341776d12ee575e00ca3ef92de ]

Starting with binutils 2.28, aarch64 objdump adds comments to the
disassembly output to show the alternative names of a condition code

It is assumed that commas in objdump comments could occur in other
arches now or in the future, so this fix is arch-independent.

The fix could have been done with arm64 specific jump__parse and
jump__scnprintf functions, but the jump__scnprintf instruction would
have to have its comment character be a literal, since the scnprintf
functions cannot receive a struct arch easily.

This inconvenience also applies to the generic jump__scnprintf, which is
why we add a raw_comment pointer to struct ins_operands, so the __parse
function assigns it to be re-used by its corresponding __scnprintf

Example differences in 'perf annotate --stdio2' output on an aarch64
perf.data file:

BEFORE: → b.cs   ffff200008133d1c <unwind_frame+0x18c>  // b.hs, dffff7ecc47b
AFTER : ↓ b.cs   18c

BEFORE: → b.cc   ffff200008d8d9cc <get_alloc_profile+0x31c>  // b.lo, b.ul, dffff727295b
AFTER : ↓ b.cc   31c

The branch target labels 18c and 31c also now appear in the output:

BEFORE:        add    x26, x29, #0x80
AFTER : 18c:   add    x26, x29, #0x80

BEFORE:        add    x21, x21, #0x8
AFTER : 31c:   add    x21, x21, #0x8

The Fixes: tag below is added so stable branches will get the update; it
doesn't necessarily mean that commit was broken at the time, rather it
didn't withstand the aarch64 objdump update.

Tested no difference in output for sample x86_64, power arch perf.data files.

[1] https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=bb7eff5206e4795ac79c177a80fe9f4630aaf730

Signed-off-by: Kim Phillips <kim.phillips at arm.com>
Tested-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme at redhat.com>
Cc: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin at linux.intel.com>
Cc: Anton Blanchard <anton at samba.org>
Cc: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger at de.ibm.com>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa at redhat.com>
Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland at arm.com>
Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung at kernel.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz at infradead.org>
Cc: Ravi Bangoria <ravi.bangoria at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: Robin Murphy <robin.murphy at arm.com>
Cc: Taeung Song <treeze.taeung at gmail.com>
Cc: linux-arm-kernel at lists.infradead.org
Fixes: b13bbeee5ee6 ("perf annotate: Fix branch instruction with multiple operands")
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20180827125340.a2f7e291901d17cea05daba4@arm.com
Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme at redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <alexander.levin at microsoft.com>
 tools/perf/util/annotate.c | 22 +++++++++++++++++++++-
 tools/perf/util/annotate.h |  1 +
 2 files changed, 22 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/util/annotate.c b/tools/perf/util/annotate.c
index 31a1e18c7bf2..3b05219c3ed7 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/annotate.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/annotate.c
@@ -281,7 +281,19 @@ bool ins__is_call(const struct ins *ins)
 	return ins->ops == &call_ops || ins->ops == &s390_call_ops;
-static int jump__parse(struct arch *arch __maybe_unused, struct ins_operands *ops, struct map_symbol *ms)
+ * Prevents from matching commas in the comment section, e.g.:
+ * ffff200008446e70:       b.cs    ffff2000084470f4 <generic_exec_single+0x314>  // b.hs, b.nlast
+ */
+static inline const char *validate_comma(const char *c, struct ins_operands *ops)
+	if (ops->raw_comment && c > ops->raw_comment)
+		return NULL;
+	return c;
+static int jump__parse(struct arch *arch, struct ins_operands *ops, struct map_symbol *ms)
 	struct map *map = ms->map;
 	struct symbol *sym = ms->sym;
@@ -290,6 +302,10 @@ static int jump__parse(struct arch *arch __maybe_unused, struct ins_operands *op
 	const char *c = strchr(ops->raw, ',');
 	u64 start, end;
+	ops->raw_comment = strchr(ops->raw, arch->objdump.comment_char);
+	c = validate_comma(c, ops);
 	 * Examples of lines to parse for the _cpp_lex_token@@Base
 	 * function:
@@ -309,6 +325,7 @@ static int jump__parse(struct arch *arch __maybe_unused, struct ins_operands *op
 		ops->target.addr = strtoull(c, NULL, 16);
 		if (!ops->target.addr) {
 			c = strchr(c, ',');
+			c = validate_comma(c, ops);
 			if (c++ != NULL)
 				ops->target.addr = strtoull(c, NULL, 16);
@@ -366,9 +383,12 @@ static int jump__scnprintf(struct ins *ins, char *bf, size_t size,
 		return scnprintf(bf, size, "%-6s %s", ins->name, ops->target.sym->name);
 	c = strchr(ops->raw, ',');
+	c = validate_comma(c, ops);
 	if (c != NULL) {
 		const char *c2 = strchr(c + 1, ',');
+		c2 = validate_comma(c2, ops);
 		/* check for 3-op insn */
 		if (c2 != NULL)
 			c = c2;
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/annotate.h b/tools/perf/util/annotate.h
index a4c0d91907e6..61e0c7fd5efd 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/annotate.h
+++ b/tools/perf/util/annotate.h
@@ -21,6 +21,7 @@ struct ins {
 struct ins_operands {
 	char	*raw;
+	char	*raw_comment;
 	struct {
 		char	*raw;
 		char	*name;

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