Re: It's time to kill statistical profiling

From: Konstantin Belousov <>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 16:13:52 UTC
On Fri, Jun 18, 2021 at 01:59:53PM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
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> Konstantin Belousov writes:
> > You cannot remove a kernel feature without breaking ABI.
> > I do not see why do we need to remove it.
> Which ABI would that be ?
ITIMER_PROF of course.  It is consumed by several language runtimes
for whatever reasons, see debian source code search.

I am less concerned about profil(2).