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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] tracing: Enable tracepoints via module parameters
    On Tue, Mar 08, 2011 at 07:52:04PM -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
    > On Tue, 2011-03-08 at 19:29 -0500, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
    > > * Steven Rostedt (rostedt@goodmis.org) wrote:
    > > > On Tue, 2011-03-08 at 19:07 -0500, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:

    [snip]

    > >
    > > >
    > > > If you want to enable a tracepoint on module load simply do:
    > > >
    > > > modprobe mymod trace_my_tracepoint=1
    > > >
    > > > Otherwise modify your modprobe.d directory. This is the way users have
    > > > been doing module parameters for years.
    > > >
    > > > That's pretty simple to me.
    > >
    > > Everything is always so much easier when your end-user target is yourself.
    > > What are users for anyway ? :-P
    >
    > Users are for testing code ;)

    As another end-user, this looks fine (also simple) to me ;)

    >
    > But that's a good question. As I wrote this because I'm purging my inbox
    > and came across Yuanhan Liu's patch set. I'm curios to what Yuanhan's
    > motivation for this change was.

    The motivation of my original patch is simple: try to not miss any trace
    events. I guess it's a kind of feature that trace(or module) should
    have ;)


    Thanks,
    Yuanhan Liu


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