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

Frank Ch. Eigler fche at redhat.com
Mon Sep 22 11:40:25 EDT 2008

Jan Blunck <jblunck at suse.de> writes:

> This adds support to generate the Module.tracepoints file by modpost. This
> can be read by tools like SystemTap very similar to the Module.markers file.
> [...]

For systemtap, the problem with tracepoints is not so much knowing the
list of them, but knowing how to dynamically interface to them.  In
particular, the parameter type signatures are a problem because they
can be general C type decls, which are hard just to parse.

- FChE

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