[v3,19/46] tools/lib/traceevent: Man page for tep_list_events()
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Tzvetomir Stoyanov Nov. 27, 2018, 3:42 p.m. UTC
Create man page for tep_list_events() as part of the libtraceevent APIs.

Signed-off-by: Tzvetomir Stoyanov <tstoyanov@vmware.com>
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+libtraceevent(3)
+================
+
+NAME
+----
+tep_list_events - Get list of events, sorted by given criteria.
+
+SYNOPSIS
+--------
+[verse]
+--
+*#include <event-parse.h>*
+
+enum *tep_event_sort_type* {
+	_TEP_EVENT_SORT_ID_,
+	_TEP_EVENT_SORT_NAME_,
+	_TEP_EVENT_SORT_SYSTEM_,
+};
+
+struct tep_event pass:[*]pass:[*]*tep_list_events*(struct tep_handle pass:[*]_tep_, enum tep_event_sort_type _sort_type_);
+--
+
+DESCRIPTION
+-----------
+The _tep_list_events()_ function returns an array of pointers to the events, 
+sorted by the _sort_type_ criteria. The last element of the array is NULL.
+The returned memory must not be freed, it is managed by the library. 
+The _tep_ argument is trace event parser context. The _sort_type_ argument is 
+the required sort criteria:
+[verse]
+--
+	_TEP_EVENT_SORT_ID_	- sort by the event ID.
+	_TEP_EVENT_SORT_NAME_	- sort by the event (name, system, id) triplet.
+	_TEP_EVENT_SORT_SYSTEM_	- sort by the event (system, name, id) triplet.
+-- 
+
+RETURN VALUE
+------------
+The _tep_list_events()_ function returns an array of pointers to events. 
+In case of an error, NULL is returned.
+
+EXAMPLE
+-------
+[source,c]
+--
+#include <event-parse.h>
+...
+struct tep_handle *tep = tep_alloc();
+...
+int i=0;
+struct tep_event_format **events = tep_list_events(tep, TEP_EVENT_SORT_ID);
+if (events == NULL) {
+	/* Failed to get the events, sorted by ID */
+} else {
+	while(events[i]) {
+		/* walk through the list of the events, sorted by the ID */
+		i++;
+	}
+}
+...
+--
+
+FILES
+-----
+[verse]
+--
+*event-parse.h*
+	Header file to include in order to have access to the library APIs.
+*-ltraceevent*
+	Linker switch to add when building a program that uses the library.
+--
+
+SEE ALSO
+--------
+_libtraceevent(3)_, _trace-cmd(1)_
+
+AUTHOR
+------
+[verse]
+--
+*Steven Rostedt* <rostedt@goodmis.org>, author of *libtraceevent*.
+*Tzvetomir Stoyanov* <tz.stoyanov@gmail.com>, author of this man page.
+--
+REPORTING BUGS
+--------------
+Report bugs to  <linux-trace-devel@vger.kernel.org>
+
+LICENSE
+-------
+libtraceevent is Free Software licensed under the GNU LGPL 2.1
+
+RESOURCES
+---------
+https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git