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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] New utility: 'trace'
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On Wed, 2010-11-17 at 14:43 +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
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> > Yes, trace_printk() is a pure debug interface, solely meant for the edit
> > + reboot cycle.
>
> So why prevent from making it even more handy?
>
>
> > If you want anything more than that we've got tracepoints. The rule up
> > until now has been to never merge a trace_printk() user.
>
> Sure, that doesn't change the core idea of trace_prink(): none of them must
> be merged. That new event interface would just make private uses of trace_printk()
> more convenient.

I don't get it, if you don't want it, why put it there in the first
place?

I've never found myself thinking, oh damn, I didn't want to see that
one!, only damn, I should have added more :-)


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