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SubjectRe: [PATCHv7 2.6.35-rc3-tip 11/11] perf: perf interface for uprobes

> Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
> > Srikar Dronamraju wrote:
> >> perf: perf interface for uprobes
> >>
> >> Changelog from v4: Merged to 2.6.35-rc3-tip.
> >>
> >> Changelog from v3: (addressed comments from Masami Hiramatsu)
> >> * Every process id has a different group name.
> >> * event name starts with function name.
> >> * If vaddr is specified, event name has vaddr appended
> >> along with function name, (this is to avoid subsequent probes
> >> using same event name.)
> >> * warning if -p and --list options are used together.
> >>
> >> Also dso can either be a short name or absolute path.
> >>
> >> Enhances perf probe to accept pid and user vaddr.
> >> Provides very basic support for uprobes.
> >
> > It's unsure what will happen if user sets a probe by line number...
> > I'd like to suggest you if need_dwarf && uid, it should show an error message.
> > But other parts are OK for me.
>
> I've checked that perf probe was stopped by SEGV in convert_name_to_addr() with
> below options.
>
> # perf probe -u 2403 hoge.c:100

It should have been perf probe -p 2403 hode.c:100

However I have taken your comment and fixed that part of the code.
So if it uprobe based probes and need_dwarf is set, it errors out.

>
> because pp->function == NULL.
>
> Thank you,


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