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SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH 4/7] Uprobes Implementation
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On Thu, 2010-01-14 at 12:09 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 17:55 +0530, Srikar Dronamraju wrote:
> >
> > Uprobes Infrastructure enables user to dynamically establish
> > probepoints in user applications and collect information by executing
> > a handler functions when the probepoints are hit.
> > Please refer Documentation/uprobes.txt for more details.
> >
> > This patch provides the core implementation of uprobes.
> > This patch builds on utrace infrastructure.
> >
> > You need to follow this up with the uprobes patch for your
> > architecture.
>
> So all this is basically some glue between what you call ubp (the real
> userspace breakpoint stuff) and utrace? Or does it do more?
>

My reply in
http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1001.1/02483.html
addresses this.

Jim



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