ARM PTM decoder, and ARM ETM v4 decoder. ptm2human is a decoder for trace data outputted by Program Trace Macrocell (PTM) and Embedded Trace Macrocell (ETMv4).
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ptm2human: ARM PTM (and ETMv4) trace to human-readable format
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[About]:
ptm2human is a decoder for trace data outputted by Program Trace Macrocell
(PTM) [1][2] and Embedded Trace Macrocell (ETMv4) [3].
It deconstructs ID packets and data packets from the formatter of ARM Coresight ETB [4],
and then translates the trace data to a human-readable format. 

[Build]:
$ ./autogen.sh
$ ./configure
$ make

[Usage]:
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 PTM
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1. Save the PTM trace stream into a file.
2. Give the trace file to ptm2human:
        $ ptm2human -p -i /path/to/trace/file -c 4
   The result is printed to the stdout. Redirect it to a output file:
        $ ptm2human -p -i /path/to/trace/file -c 4 1> /path/to/output/file
3. Read traces in a human-readable format:
        $ more output.log
        Reading ptm_trace_stream.o
        Decode trace stream of ID 0
        Syncing the trace stream...
        Decode trace stream of ID 1
        Syncing the trace stream...
        Decode trace stream of ID 2
        Syncing the trace stream...
        Decode trace stream of ID 3
        Syncing the trace stream...
        Decoding the trace stream...
        instruction addr at 0xc06561ec, ARM state, secure state, context ID 0x163f,
        timestamp 0x12e6944eb4e,
        instruction addr at 0xc0656208, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00800cc, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc000ee34, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00d4310, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00d428c, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00d3d10, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00d42dc, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00d42e8, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc000ee48, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00ae1ac, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00ae1cc, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc0020808, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00a59b0, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00ae200, ARM state,
        instruction addr at 0xc00ad954, ARM state,
        . . . 

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 ETMv4
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1. Save the ETMv4 trace stream into a file.
2. Give the trace file to ptm2human:
        $ ptm2human -e -i /path/to/trace/file
   The result is printed to the stdout. Redirect it to a output file:
        $ ptm2human -e -i /path/to/trace/file 1> /path/to/output/file
3. Read traces in a human-readable format:
        $ less output.log
        Reading TraceDataArmv8_dualcore.dat
        Decode trace stream of ID 0
        Syncing the trace stream...
        Decoding the trace stream...
        TraceInfo - Cycle count enabled,
                    Tracing of conditional non-branch instruction disabled,
                    No explicit tracing of load instructions,
                    No explicit tracing of store instructions,
                    p0_key = 0x0,
                    curr_spec_depth = 0,
                    cc_threshold = 0xFF
        TraceOn - A discontinuity in the trace stream
        Context - Context ID = 0x56AC1F3E,
                  VMID = 0x2E,
                  Exception level = EL2,
                  Security = NS,
                  64-bit instruction
        Address - Instruction address 0x0000000000400954, Instruction set Aarch64
        ATOM - N
        Commit - 1
        ATOM - E
        Commit - 1
        Address - Instruction address 0x0000000000400910, Instruction set Aarch64
        ATOM - E
        Commit - 1
        Address - Instruction address 0x00000000004008bc, Instruction set Aarch64
        ATOM - E
        Commit - 1
        Address - Instruction address 0x0000000000400940, Instruction set Aarch64
        ATOM - E
        Commit - 1
        Address - Instruction address 0x000000000040097c, Instruction set Aarch64
        Complete decode of the trace stream
        Decode trace stream of ID 1
        Syncing the trace stream...
        Decoding the trace stream...
        TraceInfo - Cycle count enabled,
                    Tracing of conditional non-branch instruction disabled,
                    No explicit tracing of load instructions,
                    No explicit tracing of store instructions,
                    p0_key = 0x0,
                    curr_spec_depth = 0,
                    cc_threshold = 0xFF
        TraceOn - A discontinuity in the trace stream
        . . .

[Reference]:
[1] http://infocenter.arm.com/help/topic/com.arm.doc.ddi0401c/DDI0401C_coresight_ptm_a9_r1p0_trm.pdf
[2] http://infocenter.arm.com/help/topic/com.arm.doc.ihi0035b/IHI0035B_cs_pft_v1_1_architecture_spec.pdf
[3] http://infocenter.arm.com/help/topic/com.arm.doc.ihi0064c/index.html
[4] http://infocenter.arm.com/help/topic/com.arm.doc.ddi0314h/DDI0314H_coresight_components_trm.pdf

[TODO]:
1. Support ETMv4 data traces.
2. Translate the traced address to the source file and the line number.