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

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Tue Jul 31 05:15:04 PDT 2012

On 31/07/2012 7:52 PM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 10:02:26PM +1000, David Holmes wrote:
>> Yes everything is Oracle internal now. So there may be a delay -
>> sorry. The main thing that stops this being trivial is the need to
>> validate the changes against DTrace on Solaris. I'm not even sure
>> which tests need to be used.
> May I suggest that it would be really beneficial to have tests like
> these public. I do actually have an openindiana install, so in theory
> I could try building hotspot on that. I haven't done that because
> there are no tests that I could run. It is slightly irritating that
> a simple patch is stalled for months because nobody can find the
> proprietary/clossed tests to run. As far as I know everybody who
> looked at the code agreed this shouldn't impact solaris/dtrace. It
> could of course in theory, so it is good if someone runs the tests
> on that platform, but IMHO this is taking way too long and you are
> not empowering others to help you getting things done.

I understand and share your frustrations. Unfortunately the availability 
or otherwise of tests is not something over which I have any influence.


> Thanks,
> Mark

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