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Date:   Thu, 16 May 2019 09:09:42 +0900
From:   Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>
To:     Divya Indi <divya.indi@...cle.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
        Joe Jin <joe.jin@...cle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tracing: Kernel access to Ftrace instances

HI Divya,

On Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:28:51 -0700
Divya Indi <divya.indi@...cle.com> wrote:

> Ftrace provides the feature “instances” that provides the capability to
> create multiple Ftrace ring buffers. However, currently these buffers
> are created/accessed via userspace only. The kernel APIs providing these
> features are not exported, hence cannot be used by other kernel
> components.
> 
> This patch aims to extend this infrastructure to provide the
> flexibility to create/log/remove/ enable-disable existing trace events
> to these buffers from within the kernel.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Divya Indi <divya.indi@...cle.com>
> Reviewed-by: Joe Jin <joe.jin@...cle.com>

Would you tested these APIs with your module? Since,

[...]
> diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace_events.c b/kernel/trace/trace_events.c
> index 5b3b0c3..81c038e 100644
> --- a/kernel/trace/trace_events.c
> +++ b/kernel/trace/trace_events.c
> @@ -832,6 +832,7 @@ static int ftrace_set_clr_event(struct trace_array *tr, char *buf, int set)
>  
>  	return ret;
>  }
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(ftrace_set_clr_event);

I found this exports a static function to module. Did it work?

Thank you,

-- 
Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>

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