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SubjectRe: [PATCHv7 2.6.35-rc3-tip 11/11] perf: perf interface for uprobes
Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
> Srikar Dronamraju wrote:
>> perf: perf interface for uprobes
>>
>> Changelog from v4: Merged to 2.6.35-rc3-tip.
>>
>> Changelog from v3: (addressed comments from Masami Hiramatsu)
>> * Every process id has a different group name.
>> * event name starts with function name.
>> * If vaddr is specified, event name has vaddr appended
>> along with function name, (this is to avoid subsequent probes
>> using same event name.)
>> * warning if -p and --list options are used together.
>>
>> Also dso can either be a short name or absolute path.
>>
>> Enhances perf probe to accept pid and user vaddr.
>> Provides very basic support for uprobes.
>
> It's unsure what will happen if user sets a probe by line number...
> I'd like to suggest you if need_dwarf && uid, it should show an error message.
> But other parts are OK for me.

I've checked that perf probe was stopped by SEGV in convert_name_to_addr() with
below options.

# perf probe -u 2403 hoge.c:100

because pp->function == NULL.

Thank you,
--
Masami HIRAMATSU
2nd Research Dept.
Hitachi, Ltd., Systems Development Laboratory
E-mail: masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com


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