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Re: [PATCH 1/4] ptrace: temporary revert the recent ptrace/jobctl rework



On 06/20/2011 09:44 AM, Dave Jones wrote:
> What benefit is there in continuing to carry this thing at all ?
> Utrace has been an absolute disaster from a merging standpoint.
> Even Xen didn't take this long to get upstream.

I can't dispute the upstream disappointment, but the obvious benefit is
enabling uprobes for systemtap.  There are a growing number of packages
building in markers with systemtap-sdt-devel for debugging and tracing,
so they will expect a way to hook into these.  Yes, the impending
inode-uprobes will be sufficient for this case, but it's a step
backwards in other respects as well.

Josh
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