[Bug 192516] New: DTrace not yet supported on ARM

Rui Paulo rpaulo at felyko.com
Sat Aug 9 02:26:54 UTC 2014

On Aug 8, 2014, at 9:35, Ian Lepore <ian at FreeBSD.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 2014-08-08 at 16:19 +0000, bugzilla-noreply at freebsd.org wrote:
>> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=192516
>>            Bug ID: 192516
>>           Summary: DTrace not yet supported on ARM
>>           Product: Base System
>>           Version: 11.0-CURRENT
>>          Hardware: Any
>>                OS: Any
>>            Status: Needs Triage
>>          Severity: Affects Many People
>>          Priority: ---
>>         Component: arm
>>          Assignee: freebsd-arm at FreeBSD.org
>>          Reporter: gnn at FreeBSD.org
>> Created attachment 145527
>>  --> https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=145527&action=edit
>> Patch from gonzo@ to get DTrace running on ARM
>> DTrace is not currently supported on ARM.  There is a patch, attached, from
>> gonzo@ which gets us started down this road.
> FYI, someone was working on this last year (Howard Su
> <howard0su at gmail.com>) but I haven't heard from him in ages, either on
> arm@ or on irc.  I'm afraid he got frustrated and wandered away because
> we really didn't have the resources available to give him any support in
> his efforts.  There are some old messages about it in the arm@ archives.

What resources are you talking about?  There at least two active DTrace developers who could try to help him.  It's the first time I'm hearing about a DTrace patch and the first time I know about Howard Su working on it.

Rui Paulo

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