[ltt-dev] tracepoint layer and marker layer

Jan Blunck jblunck at suse.de
Fri Sep 19 06:23:16 EDT 2008

On Thu, Sep 18, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:

> No. Tracepoints are by no mean a replacement for the markers.
> Tracepoints do not include the format string that is exported by markers
> to userspace to keep track of event typing.

So you are talking about the LTTng kernel->userspace API. What happens when
the API is changing? Is the userspace application capable of parsing the
format string exported by the markers to handle the change? If not, for what
purpose is it used than?

> A patch implementing what I proposed below will be available ASAP.

Thanks, that's great.


Jan Blunck <jblunck at suse.de>

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