[Ksummit-2008-discuss] DTrace

Matthew Wilcox matthew at wil.cx
Sat Jun 28 05:14:08 PDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 08:38:39PM -0700, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> If we could get that level of collaboration we could quickly
> get to the point where the kernel side of the probing is at least as
> well supported as dtrace support for Solaris.

This is getting away from my original point.  We need to be able to
profile userspace as well as DTrace does, ideally with the same probe
annotations that dtrace uses.

Intel are signing my paycheques ... these opinions are still mine
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours.  We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."

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