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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/5] Revert "kmemtrace: fix printk format warnings"
Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 02:16:53PM -0400, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
>> Question :
>> Is this kmemtrace marker meant to be exposed to userspace ?
>> I suspect not. In all case, not directly. I expect in-kernel probes to
>> be connected on these markers which will get the arguments they need,
>> and maybe access the inner data structures. Anyhow, tracepoints should
>> be used for that, not markers. You can later put markers in the probes
>> which are themselves connected to tracepoints.
>> Tracepoints = in-kernel tracing API.
>> Markers = Data-formatting tracing API, meant to export the data either
>> to user-space in text or binary format.
>> See
>> tracepoint-related patches.
> I think we're ready to try tracepoints. Pekka, could you merge Mathieu's
> tracepoints or otherwise provide a branch where I could submit a
> tracepoint conversion patch for kmemtrace?

Sorry, that's too much of a hassle for me. I'll happily take your
conversion patch once tracepoints hit mainline. Mathieu, are you aiming
for 2.6.28?

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