[PATCH 0 of 4] Add support for dtrace compatible sdt probes on GNU/Linux

serguei.spitsyn at oracle.com serguei.spitsyn at oracle.com
Fri Jul 20 10:49:14 PDT 2012

Hi Mark,

Thank you for the jtreg test!


  7/20/12 7:34 AM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> Hi,
> This is a rebased version of the original patch set from last May against
> current hsx/hotspot-main. This version contains an extra patch with a
> simple testcase that makes sure that on GNU/Linux systems build with
> ENABLE_DTRACE the SDT probes are actually there.
> They don't have to be applied all at once. Just apply those in the serie
> you feel are good to go. The later patches do depend on the earlier ones.
> But I rather see only the first applied and get feedback on why the later
> ones aren't good enough yet, than not get anything applied.
> Please let me know if there is anything else I can do to get these applied.
> The first patch is just a consistency cleanup patch. The JNI Set and
> SetStatic Field methods used HS_DTRACE_PROBE_CDECL_N and HS_DTRACE_PROBE_N
> directly instead of just using DTRACE_PROBE[N] like all other JNI methods.
> This doesn't matter for the Solaris macros, but on GNU/Linux the macros
> don't use direct function declarations (which is introduced in the second
> patch).
> The second patch introduces the DTRACE macros for use with the GNU/Linux
> SystemTap provided sys/sdt.h. Like Solaris this uses USDT1, but using
> macros instead of function declaractions. So it just adds a check for
> is only needed there) and defines HS_DTRACE_PROBE[N] for the LINUX case.
> The third patch enables the support in the build. I took the approach
> used in the make/solaris/dtrace.make and vm.make file with a test to
> see whether sys/sdt.h is available or not and printing a notice when
> they are not found. In IcedTea there is a more elaborate configure
> check to see if a small C++ program can be build with DTRACE probes
> in it, but that looked like overkill here.
> The last patch introduces a small jtreg based testcase that checks
> whether this is a GNU/Linux build with ENABLE_DTRACE and in that case
> makes sure the SDT probes are actually there in libjvm.so.
>   src/share/vm/prims/jni.cpp                   |  11 +---
>   src/share/vm/utilities/dtrace.hpp            |  50 ++++++++++++++++++++-
>   make/linux/makefiles/dtrace.make             |  24 +++++++++
>   make/linux/makefiles/vm.make                 |   2 +-
>   test/serviceability/SDTProbesGNULinuxTest.sh |  68 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>   5 files changed, 145 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)
> Patches in separate emails.
> Thanks,
> Mark

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