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

KOSAKI Motohiro kosaki.motohiro at jp.fujitsu.com
Tue Sep 23 14:07:50 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.

systemtap want to one systemtap binary support multiple kernel versions?
Otherwise *.h file works enough, I think.

So, I think you should talk about systemtap requirement.


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