Re: linux-next: add utrace tree

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Fri Jan 22 2010 - 15:16:37 EST

On Fri, 2010-01-22 at 15:01 -0500, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:
> So then there's uprobes, which is another potential utrace "killer
> app"

That's bollocks, uprobes is an utter and total mis-match for utrace.
Probing userspace is primarily about DSOs which is files and vma's, not

You might maybe want a utrace interface to that, but that is largely

IOW, we don't need utrace to make sensible use of uprobes.

(And when I speak of uprobes I mean the thing formerly called UBP)

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