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[tip:perf/core] perf probe: Fix --line syntax help and document

Commit-ID:  085ea739adf107b5a5d131f3625e517ff4a5181e
Author:     Masami Hiramatsu <>
AuthorDate: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 12:50:39 -0400
Committer:  Ingo Molnar <>
CommitDate: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 19:35:42 +0200

perf probe: Fix --line syntax help and document

Just fix typos. --line option accepts ':START-END' syntax,
not ':START:END'.

Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <>
Cc: Mike Galbraith <>
Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <>
Cc: systemtap <>
Cc: DLE <>
LKML-Reference: <20100402165038.23551.62590.stgit@localhost6.localdomain6>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <>
 tools/perf/Documentation/perf-probe.txt |    2 +-
 tools/perf/builtin-probe.c              |    2 +-
 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-probe.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-probe.txt
index 0f944b3..bb671b3 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-probe.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-probe.txt
@@ -85,7 +85,7 @@ LINE SYNTAX
 Line range is descripted by following syntax.
 FUNC specifies the function name of showing lines. 'RLN' is the start line
 number from function entry line, and 'RLN2' is the end line number. As same as
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c b/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c
index cf2ffa5..b3ba25a 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-probe.c
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ static const struct option options[] = {
 		    " with existing name"),
 	OPT_CALLBACK('L', "line", NULL,
-		     "FUNC[:RLN[+NUM|:RLN2]]|SRC:ALN[+NUM|:ALN2]",
+		     "FUNC[:RLN[+NUM|-RLN2]]|SRC:ALN[+NUM|-ALN2]",
 		     "Show source code lines.", opt_show_lines),
 	OPT_STRING('k', "vmlinux", &symbol_conf.vmlinux_name,
 		   "file", "vmlinux pathname"),

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