[ltt-dev] [PATCH] tracepoints: Generate Module.tracepoints file

Mathieu Desnoyers compudj at krystal.dyndns.org
Thu Sep 18 13:25:12 EDT 2008

* Jan Blunck (jblunck at suse.de) wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 18, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> > Hrmmm, is there a real need for it ? I mean.. if the information is
> > available in the kernel headers found in include/trace/*.h, why would we
> > need another repository created at build time ?
> Hmm, right. My first idea was to get it without including that headers. How
> do I find out in which header the tracepoint is defined in?

grep ? ;)

The idea behind tracepoints is that they should stay relatively fixed,
as much as a kernel API can be.. so looking manually at the source to
figure out what the tracepoints are seems to make sense to me.


I guess we could
> do that in the tapset library itself, since we also need to include the
> headers for the types used as well.
> Forget that patch,
> 	Jan
> -- 
> Jan Blunck <jblunck at suse.de>

Mathieu Desnoyers
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