DTrace merged ready for 7.1

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at student.uu.se
Wed Aug 27 07:56:49 UTC 2008

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 07:09:10AM +0000, John Birrell wrote:
> This is a belated heads up to let you know that I have merged DTrace to the releng7
> branch in the nick of time before the feature freeze for 7.1.
> Those astute mailing list readers will note that the commit message appears to
> have gone missing. Well, either the dog ate it or subversion decided that it was
> for certain eyes only (and not yours, or mine).

More likely your mail system ate it thinking it was too large, because it
came through to the normal mailing list and into my inbox just like it
should.  All 330 KB of it.

> I have added a note to src/UPDATING mentioning this and a link to the 
> documentation.
> I want 7.1 release to be built with a GENERIC kernel containing not only the DTrace
> hooks, but also the CTF data, so I have defaulted the 'make buildkernel' to
> turn on CTF generation. If you are building a kernel and modules without the
> KDTRACE_HOOKS option, then you should do a 'make WITHOUT_CTF=1 buildkernel' to
> avoid generating the CTF data (although that won't hurt).
> For all builds other than 'buildkernel', CTF generation is turned off. You don't
> need or want it yet.
> --
> John Birrell

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at student.uu.se

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