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1 files changed, 18 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/machine.c b/tools/perf/util/machine.c
index 7ff682770fdb..f1a4c833121e 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/machine.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/machine.c
@@ -1387,6 +1387,24 @@ int machine__process_fork_event(struct machine *machine, union perf_event *event
event->fork.ptid);
int err = 0;
+ if (dump_trace)
+ perf_event__fprintf_task(event, stdout);
+
+ /*
+ * There may be an existing thread that is not actually the parent,
+ * either because we are processing events out of order, or because the
+ * (fork) event that would have removed the thread was lost. Assume the
+ * latter case and continue on as best we can.
+ */
+ if (parent->pid_ != (pid_t)event->fork.ppid) {
+ dump_printf("removing erroneous parent thread %d/%d\n",
+ parent->pid_, parent->tid);
+ machine__remove_thread(machine, parent);
+ thread__put(parent);
+ parent = machine__findnew_thread(machine, event->fork.ppid,
+ event->fork.ptid);
+ }
+
/* if a thread currently exists for the thread id remove it */
if (thread != NULL) {
machine__remove_thread(machine, thread);
@@ -1395,8 +1413,6 @@ int machine__process_fork_event(struct machine *machine, union perf_event *event
thread = machine__findnew_thread(machine, event->fork.pid,
event->fork.tid);
- if (dump_trace)
- perf_event__fprintf_task(event, stdout);
if (thread == NULL || parent == NULL ||
thread__fork(thread, parent, sample->time) < 0) {

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