USDT probes in Gnome – a prototype

This sounds like it could be the start of some kick-ass GNOME performance work. Dtrace ftw :)

One Response to “USDT probes in Gnome – a prototype”

  1. Nice! This should really work as is with Systemtap also. Systemtap provides dtrace compatible static user probes for GNU/Linux.

    http://sourceware.org/systemtap/wiki/AddingUserSpaceProbingToApps

    So this work doesn’t have to be solaris/dtrace specific. I reused some of the usdt markers in java and python for example and they work pretty nicely.

    http://gnu.wildebeest.org/diary/2009/08/06/i-love-it-when-a-plan-comes-together-systemtap-meets-java/
    http://gnu.wildebeest.org/diary/2009/12/07/fudcon-success-systemtap-meets-python/