Re: [PATCH -tip perf/probes 00/10] x86 insn decoder bugfixes andperf-probe syntax changes

From: Masami Hiramatsu
Date: Mon Nov 02 2009 - 19:37:47 EST

Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
Ingo Molnar wrote:
What we want here is two fold:

- enable kprobes event support when perf events is enabled and kprobes
is enabled. We dont want another config option for it.

Sure, at least that combination should enable kprobe-tracer forcibly.

Hmm, someone may not want to enables kprobe-tracer. Perhaps,
"default y if (EVENT_PROFILE)" is enough, isn't it?

Oops, this causes recursive dependency error :-(

kernel/trace/Kconfig:90:error: found recursive dependency: TRACING ->

At this time, this kind of weak dependency may not supported by Kbuild yet.

Thank you,

Masami Hiramatsu

Software Engineer
Hitachi Computer Products (America), Inc.
Software Solutions Division

e-mail: mhiramat@xxxxxxxxxx

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