On Wed, 2010-11-17 at 16:03 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
What about a tool that picks up tracepoints that were only used by a
developer for in-field debugging, and then that tracepoint disappears
because of a design change. Is it OK for that tool to break with it?
Do all tools that use tracepoints require a "check" feature?
I guess the problem is that creators of the tools to analyze the kernel
have no idea of what they can count on and what they can't. Do we need a
process to have these tool creators request to developers to "keep this