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Subject[patch 16/16] marker_synchronize_unregister->tracepoint_synchronize_unregister
Impact: documentation update.

Signed-off-by: Zhaolei <>
Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <>
CC: Ingo Molnar <>
CC: Lai Jiangshan <>
Documentation/tracepoints.txt | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Index: linux-2.6-lttng/Documentation/tracepoints.txt
--- linux-2.6-lttng.orig/Documentation/tracepoints.txt 2008-11-14 17:19:21.000000000 -0500
+++ linux-2.6-lttng/Documentation/tracepoints.txt 2008-11-14 17:19:25.000000000 -0500
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ Connecting a function (probe) to a trace
(function to call) for the specific tracepoint through
register_trace_subsys_eventname(). Removing a probe is done through
unregister_trace_subsys_eventname(); it will remove the probe.
-marker_synchronize_unregister() must be called before the end of the module exit
+tracepoint_synchronize_unregister() must be called before the end of the module exit
function to make sure there is no caller left using the probe. This, and the
fact that preemption is disabled around the probe call, make sure that probe
removal and module unload are safe. See the "Probe example" section below for a
Mathieu Desnoyers
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