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PAPI_event_info_t - Man Page


Data Fields

unsigned int event_code
char symbol [1024]
char short_descr [64]
char long_descr [1024]
int component_index
char units [64]
int location
int data_type
int value_type
int timescope
int update_type
int update_freq
unsigned int count
unsigned int event_type
char derived [64]
char postfix [256]
unsigned int code [12]
char name [12][256]
char note [1024]

Field Documentation

unsigned int PAPI_event_info_t::code[12]

array of values that further describe the event:

  • presets: native event_code values
  • native:, register values(?)

int PAPI_event_info_t::component_index

component this event belongs to

unsigned int PAPI_event_info_t::count

number of terms (usually 1) in the code and name fields

  • presets: these are native events
  • native: these are unused

int PAPI_event_info_t::data_type

data type returned by PAPI

char PAPI_event_info_t::derived[64]

name of the derived type

  • presets: usually NOT_DERIVED
  • native: empty string

unsigned int PAPI_event_info_t::event_code

preset (0x8xxxxxxx) or native (0x4xxxxxxx) event code

unsigned int PAPI_event_info_t::event_type

event type or category for preset events only

int PAPI_event_info_t::location

location event applies to

char PAPI_event_info_t::long_descr[1024]

a longer description: typically a sentence for presets, possibly a paragraph from vendor docs for native events

char PAPI_event_info_t::name[12][256]

< names of code terms:


presets: native event names,


native: descriptive strings for each register value(?)

char PAPI_event_info_t::note[1024]

an optional developer note supplied with a preset event to delineate platform specific anomalies or restrictions

char PAPI_event_info_t::postfix[256]

string containing postfix operations; only defined for preset events of derived type DERIVED_POSTFIX

char PAPI_event_info_t::short_descr[64]

a short description suitable for use as a label

char PAPI_event_info_t::symbol[1024]

name of the event

int PAPI_event_info_t::timescope

from start, etc.

char PAPI_event_info_t::units[64]

units event is measured in

int PAPI_event_info_t::update_freq

how frequently event is updated

int PAPI_event_info_t::update_type

how event is updated

int PAPI_event_info_t::value_type

sum or absolute


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Fri Apr 26 2024 00:00:00 Version PAPI