PERF-BUILDID-LIST(1)             perf Manual            PERF-BUILDID-LIST(1)

NAME         top

       perf-buildid-list - List the buildids in a file

SYNOPSIS         top

       perf buildid-list <options>

DESCRIPTION         top

       This command displays the buildids found in a file, so that
       other tools can be used to fetch packages with matching symbol tables
       for use by perf report.

       It can also be used to show the build id of the running kernel or in
       an ELF file using -i/--input.

OPTIONS         top

       -H, --with-hits
           Show only DSOs with hits.

       -i, --input=
           Input file name. (default: unless stdin is a fifo)

       -f, --force
           Don’t do ownership validation.

       -k, --kernel
           Show running kernel build id.

       -v, --verbose
           Be more verbose.

SEE ALSO         top

       perf-record(1), perf-top(1), perf-report(1)

COLOPHON         top

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perf                             09/14/2017             PERF-BUILDID-LIST(1)

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