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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf/probe: Provide perf interface for uprobes
(2012/04/13 0:10), Srikar Dronamraju wrote:
>> $ perf probe libc malloc
>> Makes it even easier to use.
>> Its just when one asks for something that has ambiguities that
>> the tool should ask the user to be a bit more precise to remove such
>> ambiguity.
>> After all...
> Another case
> perf probe do_fork clone_flags now looks for variable clone_flags in
> kernel function do_fork.
> But if we allow to trace perf probe zsh zfree; then
> 'perf probe do_fork clone_flags' should it check for do_fork executable
> or not? If it does check and finds one, and searches for clone_flags
> function and doesnt find, then should it continue with searching the
> kernel?

Agree. I'd like to suggest you to start with only full path support,
and see, how we can handle abbreviations :)

Thank you,

Software Platform Research Dept. Linux Technology Center
Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama Research Laboratory

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