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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf/probe: Provide perf interface for uprobes
Em Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 03:27:55PM +0900, Masami Hiramatsu escreveu:
> (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 :)

Agreed, I was just making usability suggestions.

Those can be implemented later, if we agree they ease the tool use.

- Arnaldo


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