[lttng-dev] Support for Linux 3.15 in lttng-modules 2.4 ?
mathieu.desnoyers at efficios.com
Wed May 28 11:51:57 EDT 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alexandre Montplaisir" <alexmonthy at voxpopuli.im>
> To: lttng-dev at lists.lttng.org
> Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2014 8:49:32 AM
> Subject: [lttng-dev] Support for Linux 3.15 in lttng-modules 2.4 ?
> I noticed that lttng-modules 2.4 fails to compile on kernel 3.15.
> However, there are some commits in the master branch to support 3.15.
> Indeed, building git master on kernel 3.15 works fine.
> Ubuntu 14.10 is currently tracking kernel 3.15, which causes the
> lttng-module package (based on 2.4) to fail building.
> See https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lttng-modules/+bug/1321543
> Is it planned to backport the 3.15 support to the stable-2.4 branch?
Since there has been an important tracepoint module API change between 3.14
and 3.15 in the Linux kernel, supporting 3.15 falls into the "new feature"
category, so we don't plan to backport it to stable 2.4.
lttng-modules 2.5.0 (currently at RC1) is what you need there.
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