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Google Summer of Code 2010 The Linux Foundation

Improving tracing in perf events / ftrace

by Frederic Weisbecker for The Linux Foundation

Improve the upstream Linux Kernel tracing implemented by the perf events and ftrace subsystems. The relationship between those two subsystem is still young and misses various features like making the syscalls tracing usable, or instrumentation on finer grained contexts than just tasks or cpus.