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Re: perf-core build fails on powerpc




John Garry [john.garry@xxxxxxxxxx] wrote:
> On 13/03/2018 19:17, Sukadev Bhattiprolu wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > Building perf on Powerpc seems broken when using Arnaldo's perf/core branch
> > with HEAD as:
> > 
> >     1b442ed ("perf test: Fix exit code for record+probe_libc_inet_pton.sh")
> > 
> > It maybe related to this commit:
> > 
> > 	commit d596299
> > 	Author: John Garry <john.garry@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > 	Date:   Thu Mar 8 18:58:29 2018 +0800
> > 
> > 	    perf vendor events: Add support for pmu events vendor subdirectory
> > 
> > Reverting this hunk from tools/perf/pmu-events/jevents.c, seems to fix the
> > problem for me.
> > 

Hi John,

I have an xfs file system which seems to have d_type == DT_UNKNOWN for all
entries in 'tools/perf/pmu-events/arch/power8'! readdir(3) says ->d_type
may not be supported by all file systems.

Not relying on ->d_type seems to fix it:

@@ -873,26 +879,26 @@ static int is_leaf_dir(const char *fpath)
                return 0;
 
        while ((dir = readdir(d)) != NULL) {
-               if (dir->d_type == DT_DIR && dir->d_name[0] != '.') {
-                       res = 0;
-                       break;
-               } else if (dir->d_type == DT_UNKNOWN) {
-                       char path[PATH_MAX];
-                       struct stat st;
+               char path[PATH_MAX];
+               struct stat st;
 
-                       sprintf(path, "%s/%s", fpath, dir->d_name);
-                       if (stat(path, &st))
-                               break;
+               if (strcmp(dir->d_name, ".") == 0 ||
+                               strcmp(dir->d_name, "..") == 0)
+                       continue;
 
-                       if (S_ISDIR(st.st_mode)) {
-                               res = 0;
-                               break;
-                       }
+               sprintf(path, "%s/%s", fpath, dir->d_name);
+               if (stat(path, &st))
+                       break;
+
+               if (S_ISDIR(st.st_mode)) {
+                       res = 0;
+                       break;