Re: [RFC] [PATCH 4/7] Uprobes Implementation

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Thu Jan 14 2010 - 06:10:12 EST

On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 17:55 +0530, Srikar Dronamraju wrote:
> Uprobes Infrastructure enables user to dynamically establish
> probepoints in user applications and collect information by executing
> a handler functions when the probepoints are hit.
> Please refer Documentation/uprobes.txt for more details.
> This patch provides the core implementation of uprobes.
> This patch builds on utrace infrastructure.
> You need to follow this up with the uprobes patch for your
> architecture.

So all this is basically some glue between what you call ubp (the real
userspace breakpoint stuff) and utrace? Or does it do more?

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