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    SubjectRe: [ltt-dev] LTTng kernel integration roadmap, update
    * Christoph Hellwig ( wrote:
    > On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 07:20:55AM -0500, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
    > > The key idea behind this is to answer to Thomas Gleixner concerns, who
    > > supports that a tracer should output data in text-format only so it can
    > > be used with tools kernel developers have on their system, like "cat".
    > Last time I talked to Thomas and others it wasn't "text only" but text
    > also in that you can just cat a debugfs file for simple tracing. And I
    > totally agree with that. If you don't trace too much that's absolutely
    > enough. It's not enough for large traces on highly loaded enterprise
    > or high-end embedded systems or things like flight recorder tracing, but
    > for those requiring an external viewer is just fine.

    Ok, thanks for the clarification. This will be pretty much
    straightforward to implement.


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