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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 00/13] perf/x86: Add perf text poke events
On Mon, Feb 24, 2020 at 03:50:13PM +0200, Adrian Hunter wrote:
> On 12/02/20 2:49 pm, Adrian Hunter wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Here are patches to add a text poke event to record changes to kernel text
> > (i.e. self-modifying code) in order to support tracers like Intel PT
> > decoding through jump labels, kprobes and ftrace trampolines.
> >
> > The first 8 patches make the kernel changes and the subsequent patches are
> > tools changes.
> >
> > The next 4 patches add support for updating perf tools' data cache
> > with the changed bytes.
> >
> > The last patch is an Intel PT specific tools change.
> >
> >
> > Changes in V2:
> >
> > perf: Add perf text poke event
> >
> > Separate out x86 changes
> > The text poke event now has old len and new len
> > Revised commit message
> >
> > perf/x86: Add support for perf text poke event for text_poke_bp_batch() callers
> >
> > New patch containing x86 changes from original first patch
>
> Any comments?
>

hi,
I plan to look on it hopefuly today or tomorrow

jirka

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