Re: [Patch 1/2] Trace code and documentation (resend)

From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 12:14:21 EST

On Mon, 24 Sep 2007 16:41:14 +0100 Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 08:38:34AM -0700, David Wilder wrote:
> > >NACK, don't put code into Documentation/. Put it into kernel as it's
> > >actually useful kernel code.
> >
> > Are you suggesting moving the example code into kernel? Or complaining
> > about example code in /Documentation?
> Both. example code should be integrated with the build system so it
> gets built.

How about if we build the sample files in the Documentation/ tree?

with added Kconfig, Makefiles etc.

> > And add clone,exec and exit while you're at it.
> >
> > Hu? A syscall tracer sounds like a nice idea but that is not what I am
> > trying to accomplish. I will let Systemtap handle that.
> Systemtap doesn't help anyone as it's not in the tree. I haven't even
> asked you to provide a full system call tracing modulem but provide at
> least one that's useful for a certain use-case (looking at processes)
> instead of almost useless code.

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