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From: "Frank Ch. Eigler" <>
To: Anthony Eden <>
Cc: Steven Rostedt <>,,
Subject: Re: increase size of number of possible tracing events
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2019 08:58:31 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi -

> Using ptrace to do this turns out to be absurdly slow, as one might
> expect (I wrote a python script for lldb). If anyone would like to see
> the actual numbers let me know.

In the mean time, you can also try systemtap userspace probes.  These
normally use kernel uprobes, but not the ftrace/perf-event mechanism,
so are not limited in number.  A user can also opt to configure pure
userspace dyninst to instrument.

- FChE

      reply	other threads:[~2019-07-01 12:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-21 22:14 increase size of number of possible tracing events Anthony Eden
2019-06-21 23:13 ` Steven Rostedt
2019-06-26 15:46 ` Steven Rostedt
2019-06-27 16:44   ` Anthony Eden
2019-06-30 14:31     ` Anthony Eden
2019-07-01 12:58       ` Frank Ch. Eigler [this message]

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