Re: [PATCH 0/3] A kernel tracing interface - (updated)
From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Wed Sep 26 2007 - 14:51:00 EST
On Wed, 26 Sep 2007 11:22:29 -0700 David J. Wilder wrote:
> These patches provide a kernel tracing interface called "trace".
> (update) Moved the sample code to the new samples\ subdir
> The motivation for "trace" is to:
> - Provide a simple set of tracing primitives that will utilize the high-
> performance and low-overhead of relayfs for passing traces data from
> kernel to user space.
> - Provide a common user interface for managing kernel traces.
> - Allow for binary as well as ascii trace data.
> - Incorporate features from the systemtap runtime that are
> useful to others.
> Patches are against 2.6.23-rc6-mm1
> Summary of patches:
> [patch 1/3] Trace code and documentation
> [patch 2/3] Relay Reset Consumed
> [patch 3/3] Trace sample
> Note: Patches 1/3 and 2/3 must be applied together.
Patch 2 provides an interface that patch 1 needs, correct?
So yes, patches 1 & 2 need to be applied together (merged),
or their order could be reversed, yes? Can't the Relay patch
be merged standalone without breaking anything?
> Note: The following patches must be applied with 3/3.
> [patch 3/5] Add samples subdir
> [patch 4/5] Linux Kernel Markers - Samples
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