[v3,41/46] tools/lib/traceevent: Man pages for tep_data_type(), tep_data_pid(), tep_data_preempt_count() and tep_data_flags()
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Message ID 20181127154153.11315-42-tstoyanov@vmware.com
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Tzvetomir Stoyanov Nov. 27, 2018, 3:43 p.m. UTC
Create man pages for tep_data_type(), tep_data_pid(),
tep_data_preempt_count() and tep_data_flags()
as part of the libtraceevent APIs.

Signed-off-by: Tzvetomir Stoyanov <tstoyanov@vmware.com>
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+libtraceevent(3)
+================
+
+NAME
+----
+tep_data_type,tep_data_pid,tep_data_preempt_count,tep_data_flags - Extract common fields from a record.
+
+SYNOPSIS
+--------
+[verse]
+--
+*#include <event-parse.h>*
+
+enum *trace_flag_type* {
+	_TRACE_FLAG_IRQS_OFF_,
+	_TRACE_FLAG_IRQS_NOSUPPOR_,
+	_TRACE_FLAG_NEED_RESCHED_,
+	_TRACE_FLAG_HARDIRQ_,
+	_TRACE_FLAG_SOFTIRQ_,
+};
+
+int *tep_data_type*(struct tep_handle pass:[*]_tep_, struct tep_record pass:[*]_rec_);
+int *tep_data_pid*(struct tep_handle pass:[*]_tep_, struct tep_record pass:[*]_rec_);
+int *tep_data_preempt_count*(struct tep_handle pass:[*]_tep_, struct tep_record pass:[*]_rec_);
+int *tep_data_flags*(struct tep_handle pass:[*]_tep_, struct tep_record pass:[*]_rec_);
+--
+
+DESCRIPTION
+-----------
+This set of functions can be used to extract common fields from a record.
+
+The _tep_data_type()_ function gets the event id from the record _rec_. It reads 
+the "common_type" field. The _tep_ argument is the trace event parser context.
+
+The _tep_data_pid()_ function gets the process id from the record _rec_. It reads 
+the "common_pid" field. The _tep_ argument is the trace event parser context.
+
+The _tep_data_preempt_count()_ function gets the preemption count from the record 
+_rec_. It reads the "common_preempt_count" field. The _tep_ argument is the 
+trace event parser context.
+
+The _tep_data_flags()_ function gets the latency flags from the record _rec_. 
+It reads the "common_flags" field. The _tep_ argument is the trace event parser 
+context. Supported latency flags are:
+[verse]
+--
+	_TRACE_FLAG_IRQS_OFF_,		Interrupts are disabled.
+	_TRACE_FLAG_IRQS_NOSUPPOR_,	Reading IRQ flag is not supported by the architecture.
+	_TRACE_FLAG_NEED_RESCHED_,	Task needs rescheduling.
+	_TRACE_FLAG_HARDIRQ_,		Hard IRQ is running.
+	_TRACE_FLAG_SOFTIRQ_,		Soft IRQ is running.
+--
+
+RETURN VALUE
+------------
+The _tep_data_type()_ function returns an integer, representing the event id.
+
+The _tep_data_pid()_ function returns an integer, representing the process id
+
+The _tep_data_preempt_count()_ function returns an integer, representing the 
+preemption count.
+
+The _tep_data_flags()_ function returns an integer, representing the latency 
+flags. Look at the _trace_flag_type_ enum for supported flags.
+
+All these functions in case of an error return a negative integer.
+
+EXAMPLE
+-------
+[source,c]
+--
+#include <event-parse.h>
+...
+struct tep_handle *tep = tep_alloc();
+...
+void process_record(struct tep_record *record)
+{
+	int data;
+	
+	data = tep_data_type(tep, record);
+	if (data >= 0) {
+		/* Got the ID of the event */
+	}
+	
+	data = tep_data_pid(tep, record);
+	if (data >= 0) {
+		/* Got the process ID */
+	}
+	
+	data = tep_data_preempt_count(tep, record);
+	if (data >= 0) {
+		/* Got the preemption count */
+	}
+	
+	data = tep_data_flags(tep, record);
+	if (data >= 0) {
+		/* Got the latency flags */
+	}	
+}
+...
+--
+
+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