[v3,36/46] tools/lib/traceevent: Man pages for tep_set_function_resolver() and tep_reset_function_resolver()
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Tzvetomir Stoyanov Nov. 27, 2018, 3:42 p.m. UTC
Create man pages for tep_set_function_resolver() and tep_reset_function_resolver()
as part of the libtraceevent APIs.

Signed-off-by: Tzvetomir Stoyanov <tstoyanov@vmware.com>
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+libtraceevent(3)
+================
+
+NAME
+----
+tep_set_function_resolver,tep_reset_function_resolver - Set / reset an alternative function resolver
+
+SYNOPSIS
+--------
+[verse]
+--
+*#include <event-parse.h>*
+
+typedef char pass:[*](*tep_func_resolver_t*)(void pass:[*]_priv_, unsigned long long pass:[*]_addrp_, char pass:[**]_modp_);
+
+int *tep_set_function_resolver*(struct tep_handle pass:[*]_tep_, tep_func_resolver_t pass:[*]_func_, void pass:[*]_priv_);
+void *tep_reset_function_resolver*(struct tep_handle pass:[*]_tep_);
+--
+
+DESCRIPTION
+-----------
+Some tools may have already a way to resolve the kernel functions. These APIs
+allow them to keep using it instead of duplicating all the entries inside.
+
+The _tep_set_function_resolver()_ function registers _func_ as an alternative 
+kernel functions resolver. The _tep_ argument is trace event parser context.
+The _priv_ argument is a custom context of the _func_ function.
+
+The _tep_reset_function_resolver()_ function resets the kernel functions 
+resolver to the default function.  The _tep_ argument is trace event parser 
+context.
+
+The _tep_func_resolver_t_ type is the prototype of the alternative kernel 
+functions resolver. This function receives a pointer to its custom context 
+(set with the _tep_set_function_resolver()_ call ) and the address of a kernel 
+function, which has to be resolved. In case of success, it should return 
+the name of the function and its module (if any) in _modp_.
+
+RETURN VALUE
+------------
+The _tep_set_function_resolver()_ function returns 0 in case of success, or -1
+in case of an error.
+
+EXAMPLE
+-------
+[source,c]
+--
+#include <event-parse.h>
+...
+struct tep_handle *tep = tep_alloc();
+...
+char *my_resolve_kernel_addr(void *context, unsigned long long *addrp, char **modp)
+{	
+	return NULL;
+}
+...
+	if (tep_set_function_resolver(tep, my_resolve_kernel_addr, NULL) != 0) {
+		/* failed to register my_resolve_kernel_addr */
+	}
+...
+	tep_reset_function_resolver(tep);
+...
+--
+
+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