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SubjectRe: [ltt-dev] LTTng kernel integration roadmap, update
* Christoph Hellwig (hch@infradead.org) 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.

Mathieu

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