Getting started with DTrace in FreeBSD-current (a.k.a. 8)

John Birrell jb at
Sat Jun 21 21:18:45 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 07:00:28PM +0200, Max Laier wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 June 2008 07:12:57 John Birrell wrote:
> > It's been a few weeks now since I committed DTrace support to current.
> >
> > I did this without a headsup message to this list to give the early
> > adopters a chance to try it before exposing it to the world at large.
> ...
> > 11. Go wild!
> This might be a stupid question, but it seems that timestamp (and friends) 
> roll-over at 32bit, not 64 as advertised in the documentation.  Is this a 
> feature or a bug?

It's a bug. I'm not convinced it's actually a roll-over problem though.

John Birrell

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