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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/18] [ANNOUNCE] Dynamically created function based events
    Hi Steve and Alexei,

    On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 6:17 AM, Steven Rostedt <> wrote:
    > On Sat, 3 Feb 2018 12:52:08 -0800
    > Alexei Starovoitov <> wrote:
    >> It's a user space job.
    > BTW, I asked around at, and nobody I talked with (besides
    > Arnaldo), have used eBPF. The "path to hello world" is quite high. This
    > interface is extremely simple to use, and one doesn't need to install
    > LLVM or other tools to interface with it.
    > I used the analogy, that eBPF is like C, and this is like Bash. One is
    > much easier to get "Hello World!" out than the other.
    > So personally, this is something I know I would use (note, I have
    > never used eBPF either). But if I'm the only one to use this
    > interface then I'll stop here (and not bother with the function graph
    > return interface). If others think this would be helpful, I would ask
    > them to speak up now.

    I'm interested in this. From my understanding, it's basically
    function tracing + filter + custom argument info, right?

    Supporting arguments with complex type could be error-prone.
    We need to prevent malfunctions by invalid inputs.


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