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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] tracing: Syscalls trace events + perf support

* Jason Baron <jbaron@redhat.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 01:33:09PM +0200, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 01:03:07PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > >
> > > one thing i noticed is that we dont seem to be catching
> > > compat syscalls properly:
> >
> >
> > Oh right. While looking at fs/compat.c, it seems most of the
> > compat syscalls haven't been defined through the SYSCALL_DEFINE
> > macro.
> >
> > Grr...
> >
>
> right. I mentioned this in a pervious mail that we weren't
> handling compat syscalls. That said, the pervious syscall tracer
> also had the same issue, so we haven't taken a step back. I guess
> we need to convert some of the compat layer to use the
> DEFINE_SYSCALL() macros. Also, there are a number of 64-bit
> syscalls that don't use DEFINE_SYSCALL either. Those need to
> converted as well. The patchset I submitted converted a couple of
> them....

Those should come in separate patches as DEFINE_SYSCALL() coverage
is useful to upstream as-is, even outside of syscall-tracing's
scope.

Ingo


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