[lttng-dev] [BABELTRACE PATCH] Use default if there is no clock declaration

Yannick Brosseau yannick.brosseau at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 11:16:44 EST 2012

On 2012-02-13 11:14, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> * Brosseau, Yannick (yannick.brosseau at gmail.com) wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Mathieu Desnoyers
>> <mathieu.desnoyers at efficios.com> wrote:
>>> * Mathieu Desnoyers (mathieu.desnoyers at efficios.com) wrote:
>>>> * Juha Niskanen (juniskane at gmail.com) wrote:
>>>>> In absence of clock description in metadata, use a default clock
>>>>> source which increments once per nanosecond.
>>>>> Without this patch, the converter crashes when given old traces
>>>>> that are lacking clock description block.
>>>> Merged (with tiny cosmetic fixes). Thanks !
>>> FYI, with commit:
>>> commit 02dc4610b1dccefaf545ba77378857ee6188ea33
>>> Author: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers at efficios.com>
>>> Date:   Mon Feb 13 09:03:55 2012 -0500
>>>    lib: open trace error handling fix
>>>    When a trace from a trace collection path fails, consider this as a hard
>>>    error. Print errors to stderr rather than stdout.
>>>    The end goal is to never show an output if any of the trace specified
>>>    (or trace within a trace collection) fails to open.
>>>    Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers at efficios.com>
>> Should you remove the traces that were added to the context before you
>> found an error?
> Error handling of that sort was already missing, so I did not introduce
> any regression compared to what we had.
I think we should leave the choice to the user to continue or stop the
recursion when an error occurs.

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