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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] New utility: 'trace'
On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 01:32:08PM +1100, Ian Munsie wrote:
> Hi Jason,
>
> I'm adding Avantika to the CC list as she recently contacted me
> regarding syscall tracepoints on PowerPC.
>
> Excerpts from Jason Baron's message of Fri Nov 19 02:11:42 +1100 2010:
> > I was wondering what the status of those patches were...last I remember
> > they looked pretty good to me...I'd be more than happy to help review
> > those.
>
> Yeah there isn't much left to do on them - the main delay has just been
> finding some time to work on them.
>
> I did want to revisit the naming of the events and the subtle
> differences for syscalls with a single implementation for both the
> native and compat versions versus those that have separate
> implementations - I don't want userspace to have to care about that
> distinction.
>
> I recall there were a few comments on some of your patches in the series
> - if I rebase the patches on the current tip tree and publish the tree
> somewhere would you be willing to take a look at those?
>

sure. the remaining issue was to combine the enabled/disabled flags into
the 'int nb_args' field since we are only using 3 bits of it. that
shouldn't be too bad...

thanks,

-Jason



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