Re: [RFC] [PATCH 1/7] User Space Breakpoint Assistance Layer (UBP)
From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Mon Jan 18 2010 - 07:13:32 EST
On Mon, 2010-01-18 at 14:01 +0200, Avi Kivity wrote:
>>> Maybe you place no value on uprobes. But people who debug userspace
>>> likely will see a reason.
On 01/18/2010 02:06 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>> I do see value in uprobes, I just don't like it mucking about with the
>> address space. Nor does it appear required.
On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 2:09 PM, Avi Kivity <avi@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well, the alternatives are very unappealing. Emulation and single-stepping
> are going to be very slow compared to a couple of jumps.
So how big chunks of the address space are we talking here for uprobes?
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