[PATCH v2 1/4] perf trace: substitute CAP_SYS_ADMIN with CAP_PERFMON in error message

Alexey Budankov alexey.budankov at linux.intel.com
Wed Apr 22 14:44:02 UTC 2020

Update error message to mention CAP_PERFMON only. CAP_SYS_ADMIN still
works in keeping with user space backward compatibility approach.

Signed-off-by: Alexey Budankov <alexey.budankov at linux.intel.com>
 tools/perf/builtin-ftrace.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-ftrace.c b/tools/perf/builtin-ftrace.c
index 55eda54240fb..39d43ad02f30 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-ftrace.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-ftrace.c
@@ -288,7 +288,7 @@ static int __cmd_ftrace(struct perf_ftrace *ftrace, int argc, const char **argv)
 	      perf_cap__capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))) {
 		pr_err("ftrace only works for %s!\n",
-		"users with the CAP_PERFMON or CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability"
+		"users with the CAP_PERFMON capability"

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