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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip 00/13]tracing/kprobes: Dynamic events on module support
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    On Mon, 2011-06-27 at 16:26 +0900, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
    > Hi Steven,
    >
    > Here, I'd like to push updates of dynamic events and perf-probe
    > for supporting dynamic events on module.
    >
    > The main part of this series is 1-5th patches for kprobes and
    > dynamic event tracer, which allows us to add events on offline
    > kernel module. This means we can put events even on the init
    > functions of the drivers before loading. The requirement of
    > this feature comes from my recent experience of a driver
    > debugging. It had a timing bug in the initialization routine,
    > and it was hard to catch them without tracing the behavior.
    >
    > I added some perf-probe updates (which including some resent
    > patches), And it's OK to pull only the main part (kprobes and
    > ftrace patches) without perf updates.
    >

    Thanks Masami,

    I'll try to get to this this week. I've just been doing my main job at
    the moment ;) Which surprisingly, has nothing to do with ftrace.

    -- Steve




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