Re: [PATCH] tracing/function-branch-tracer: support for x86-64

From: Frédéric Weisbecker
Date: Tue Dec 02 2008 - 16:40:28 EST

2008/12/2 Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Hmm, I had issues with my mail server so I just received this. I was
> porting it to x86-64 last night too.


> I'm also working on a way to trigger
> specific functions to trace instead of tracing all functions.

You mean only tracing one function and its tree of calls (by defining
a kind of root
of tracing?) as suggested Arjan?
Yeah, that would be great.

To define it through trace_filter, perhaps we could use the sign "^"
before a function name to say:
"all calls which starts with this function". I hope that wouldn't
confuse with the real sense that "^" has in regular
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