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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 2/5] tracing/events: nicer print format for parsing
On Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 03:45:36PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> Note, I will still keep the TP_printk() macro, that will not change. The
> new macro is TP_FORMAT() that preforms the tags. Thus, if you really want
> it to print out, you can use TP_printk, but the user space tools that read
> the binary will not know how to read it unless the printk is simple.

Keeping the two in parallel for more than a short migration period
will be a nightmare. We should have one way to express all our tracers,
and not keep on adding special cases that userland has to deal with.



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