Re: [PATCHv10 2.6.35-rc6-tip 9/14] trace: uprobes trace_eventinterface

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Aug 02 2010 - 04:01:22 EST

On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 09:56:37AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > > Hmm, I disagree with it, because both Kprobes and Uprobes provides
> > > APIs for modules too.
> >
> > I'm not sure there is a point in maintaining a leightweight version for out
> > of tree code. These modules could just select kprobes/uprobes events as
> > well.
> >
> > As you prefer, that was just a suggestion to make it more simple.
> The upstream policy always was that out of tree code does not exist as far as
> the kernel is concerned. So it is wrong to make the kernel crappier while
> helping out of tree code.

Indeed. In addition to that the current version of uprobes does not
actually have any exported symbols.

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