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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] trace: Export anonymous tracing
On Sun, 01 Mar 2020 22:22:25 +0000
Chris Wilson <chris@chris-wilson.co.uk> wrote:

> > I'm curious to why we need it to be anonymous. Why not allow them to be
> > visible from the tracing directory. This could allow for easier
> > debugging. Note, the trace instances have ref counters thus they can't
> > be removed if something has a reference to it.
>
> Do you really want a few thousand (or even tens) i915-client-%d? That
> does not particularly seem like it adds ease-of-use, and would need to be
> restricted to the client [or root]. The intent is for the client to have
> a private channel for detailed debug/error reporting of its own calls
> into the kernel.

Wow! I didn't expect this to have that many anonymous users. What is
the use case for again?

-- Steve

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