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dtrace clone

Posted Aug 11, 2007 20:53 UTC (Sat) by fuhchee (guest, #40059)
In reply to: dtrace clone by man_ls
Parent article: On DTrace envy

> Merging upstream has to be done with SystemTap too.

Not as much as one might think. Systemtap relies only on existing
externalized kernel interfaces and hooks - no changes just on our
account. That's not to say it wouldn't be nice to get some extra
interfaces/hooks, or to offload some version drift maintenance to other
folks. It means that we can work toward their development and upstream
inclusion gradually, without blocking the rest of the work.

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