On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 11:03:27AM +0200, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 06:02:46PM -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > From: Andi Kleen <a...@linux.intel.com>
> > 
> > This is a generic bug fix, but it helps with Sukadev's JSON event tree
> > where such events can happen.
> > 
> > Any event inclduing a .c/.o/.bpf currently triggers BPF compilation or 
> > loading
> > and then an error.  This can happen for some Intel JSON events, which cannot
> > be used.
> > 
> > Fix the scanner to only match for .o or .c or .bpf at the end.
> > This will prevent loading multiple BPF scripts separated with comma,
> > but I assume this is acceptable.
> > 
> > Cc: wangn...@huawei.com
> > Cc: suka...@linux.vnet.ibm.com
> > Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <a...@linux.intel.com>
> > ---
> >  tools/perf/util/parse-events.l | 4 ++--
> >  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/tools/perf/util/parse-events.l b/tools/perf/util/parse-events.l
> > index 7a2519435da0..64ca26e4ed2d 100644
> > --- a/tools/perf/util/parse-events.l
> > +++ b/tools/perf/util/parse-events.l
> > @@ -162,8 +162,8 @@ modifier_bp     [rwx]{1,3}
> >             }
> >  
> >  {event_pmu}        |
> > -{bpf_object}       |
> > -{bpf_source}       |
> > +({bpf_object}$)    |
> > +({bpf_source}$)    |
> 
> why are the () braces necessary? anyway:

Flex complains otherwise, I think because it's used with OR (|)

-Andi

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