[PATCH v4 1/2] perf parse: Refactor struct perf_evsel_config_term

Jiri Olsa jolsa at redhat.com
Fri Jan 10 07:04:22 PST 2020

On Wed, Jan 08, 2020 at 10:20:09PM +0800, Leo Yan wrote:
> The struct perf_evsel_config_term::val is a union which contains
> multiple variables for corresponding types.  This leads the union to
> be complex and also causes complex code logic.
> This patch refactors the structure to use two general variables in the
> 'val' union: one is 'num' for unsigned 64-bit integer and another is
> 'str' for string variable.  This can simplify the data structure and
> the related code, this also can benefit for possibly extension.
> Signed-off-by: Leo Yan <leo.yan at linaro.org>

there's some arch code that needs to be changed.. please
change other archs as well

  CC       arch/x86/util/intel-pt.o
arch/x86/util/intel-pt.c: In function ‘intel_pt_config_sample_mode’:
arch/x86/util/intel-pt.c:563:24: error: ‘union <anonymous>’ has no member named ‘cfg_chg’
  563 |   user_bits = term->val.cfg_chg;


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