[lttng-dev] lttng command line user-friendliness

Francis Giraldeau francis.giraldeau at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 09:44:02 EDT 2012

Le 2012-09-10 07:25, Woegerer, Paul a écrit :
> What about adding something similar to "perf record" to lower the
> barrier for such users. For example:
> lttng record [--session-name <name>] [--session-template
> <session_template_file>]  -- <command> [<options>]
> Where the optional session_template_file may only contain
> "enable-channel, enable-event and add-context" commands. If omitted the
> following could be the (trivial) default session template:
> enable-event -u -a
> Would this make sense for others as well ? Any alternative suggestions ?

I totally agree with you. For that purpose, I did a small python script
lttng-simple that wraps commands and create a trace in the current
directory, like perf does. While it does what I need, a more generic
solution should be provided using the API instead of the ugly command
line subprocess ;)




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