Re: [RFC] [PATCH 7/7] Ftrace plugin for Uprobes

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Thu Jan 14 2010 - 06:30:18 EST

On Thu, 2010-01-14 at 12:23 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 17:56 +0530, Srikar Dronamraju wrote:
> > This patch implements ftrace plugin for uprobes.
> Right, like others have said, trace events is a much saner interface.
> So the easiest way I can see that working is to register uprobes against
> a file (not a pid).

Just to clarify, this means you can do things like:

p:uprobe_event dso:symbol[+offs]

Irrespective of whether there are any current user of that file.

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