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SubjectRe: 2.6.22 -mm merge plans
On Wed, 2 May 2007 12:44:13 +0200 Andi Kleen <> wrote:

> > It is currently used as an instrumentation infrastructure for the LTTng
> > tracer at IBM, Google, Autodesk, Sony, MontaVista and deployed in
> > WindRiver products. The SystemTAP project also plan to use this type of
> > infrastructure to trace sites hard to instrument. The Linux Kernel
> > Markers has the support of Frank C. Eigler, author of their current
> > marker alternative (which he wishes to drop in order to adopt the
> > markers infrastructure as soon as it hits mainline).
> All of the above don't use mainline kernels.

That's because they have to add a markers patch!

> That doesn't constitute using it.

Andi, there was a huge amount of discussion about all this in September last
year (subjects: *markers* and *LTTng*). The outcome of all that was, I
believe, that the kernel should have a static marker infrastructure.
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