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SubjectRe: Unified tracing buffer
On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 10:50:15PM -0500, Tom Zanussi wrote:
>
> On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 07:00 -0700, Martin Bligh wrote:
> > > - get rid of anything having to do with padding, nobody needs it and its
> > > only affect has been to horribly distort and complicate a lot of the
> > > code
> > > - get rid of sub-buffers, they just cause confusion
> > > - get rid of mmap, nobody uses it
> > > - no sub-buffers and no mmap support means we can get rid of most of the
> > > callbacks, and a lot of API confusion along with them
> > > - add relay flags - they probably should have been used from the
> > > beginning and options made explicit instead of being shoehorned into the
> > > callback functions.
> >
> > Actually, I think if you did all that, it'd be pretty close to what we
> > want anyway ...
>
> OK, then, I'll continue with the cleanup patchset and see where it
> goes...
>
> Tom
>
Hi Tom,
Kindly let us know if the patches are available in some
downloadable location or have been maintained in a git tree.

I'm planning to re-base the relay_* interfaces (erstwhile 'trace' code),
to work on top of your patches.

Thanks,
K.Prasad



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