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Re: [RFC PATCH 0/8] tracing: probeevent: Improve fetcharg features




On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:35:45 +0900
Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> This series improves probeevent variable fetcharg framework,
> 
> - Rewrite fetcharg framework with fetch_insn, switch-case based
>   instead of function pointer. (maybe good for retpoline)
> - Add "symbol" type support, which shows symbol+offset instead of
>   address value.
> - Add "$argN" fetcharg, which fetches function parameters.
>   (currently only for x86-64)
> - Add array type support for basic types (except for string),
>   which enables to get fixed length array from probeevents.
> 
> All ideas came from Steve's function event tracer. Thanks Steve!

You're welcome ;-)

> 
> I'll add string (pointer) array support and testcases for these
> features in the next version.
> 

Just to let you know I'm trying to catch up with some internal work and
may not be able to look at these for a few days.

Hopefully others will be able to review them.

-- Steve