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babeltrace2-filter.utils.trimmer - Babeltrace 2's trimmer filter component class

A Babeltrace 2 filter.utils.trimmer message iterator discards all the consumed messages with a time less than a given beginning time and greater than a given end time. It effectively “cuts”, or trims trace streams.

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            | flt.utils.trimmer |
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Messages -->@ in            out @--> Less messages
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See babeltrace2-intro(7) to learn more about the Babeltrace 2 project and its core concepts.

A filter.utils.trimmer message iterator makes its upstream message iterator seek the configured beginning time (see the begin parameter) before it starts to consume messages. This seeking operation can have an effect on the times of stream beginning, packet beginning, discarded events, and discarded packets messages so that they fall within the configured trimming time range.

As such, when a filter.utils.trimmer message iterator consumes a message of which the time is greater than the configured end time (see the end parameter), it can alter the time of stream end, packet end, discarded events, and discarded packets messages so that they fall within the configured trimming time range.

A filter.utils.trimmer message iterator requires that all the upstream messages it consumes have times, except for stream beginning and end messages, returning an error status otherwise.

begin=TIME [optional string or signed integer]
Set the trimming time range’s beginning time to TIME.

If TIME is a string, see below for its format. If TIME is a signed integer, the component converts it to a string and treats it as such.

If you don’t specify this parameter, the component discards no events until the end of the trimming time range.

The format of TIME when it’s a string is one of:

YYYY-MM-DD HH:II[:SS[.NANO]]
HH:II[:SS[.NANO]]
[-]SEC[.NANO]

YYYY

4-digit year.

MM

2-digit month (January is 01).

DD

2-digit day.

HH

2-digit hour (24-hour format).

II

2-digit minute.

SS

2-digit second.

NANO

Nanoseconds (up to nine digits).

SEC

Seconds since origin.

If TIME has no date information, then the message iterator uses the first upstream message’s time to determine the date.

end=TIME [optional string or signed integer]

Set the trimming time range’s end time to TIME.

If TIME is a string, see the begin parameter for its format. If TIME is a signed integer, the component converts it to a string and treats it as such.

If you don’t specify this parameter, the component discards no events from the beginning of the trimming time range.

gmt=yes [optional boolean]

Set the time zone of the begin and end parameters to GMT instead of the local time zone.

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| flt.utils.trimmer |
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@ in            out @
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in
Single input port.

out
Single output port.

If you encounter any issue or usability problem, please report it on the Babeltrace bug tracker (see <https://bugs.lttng.org/projects/babeltrace>).

The Babeltrace project shares some communication channels with the LTTng project (see <https://lttng.org/>).

•Babeltrace website (see <https://babeltrace.org/>)

•Mailing list (see <https://lists.lttng.org>) for support and development: lttng-dev@lists.lttng.org

•IRC channel (see <irc://irc.oftc.net/lttng>): #lttng on irc.oftc.net

•Bug tracker (see <https://bugs.lttng.org/projects/babeltrace>)

•Git repository (see <https://git.efficios.com/?p=babeltrace.git>)

•GitHub project (see <https://github.com/efficios/babeltrace>)

•Continuous integration (see <https://ci.lttng.org/view/Babeltrace/>)

•Code review (see <https://review.lttng.org/q/project:babeltrace>)

The Babeltrace 2 project is the result of hard work by many regular developers and occasional contributors.

The current project maintainer is Jérémie Galarneau <mailto:jeremie.galarneau@efficios.com>.

This component class is part of the Babeltrace 2 project.

Babeltrace is distributed under the MIT license (see <https://opensource.org/licenses/MIT>).

babeltrace2-intro(7), babeltrace2-plugin-utils(7)