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authorMike Frysinger <>2009-09-14 20:10:15 -0400
committerSteven Rostedt <>2009-09-14 21:43:15 -0400
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parent1f5a6b45416694ff8c0d04625f1a438a0e380add (diff)
ftrace: document function and function graph implementation
While implementing function tracer and function tracer graph support, I found the exact arch implementation details to be a bit lacking (and my x86 foo ain't great). So after pounding out support for the Blackfin arch, start documenting the requirements/details. Signed-off-by: Mike Frysinger <> LKML-Reference: <> Acked-by: Frederic Weisbecker <> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <>
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@@ -26,6 +26,12 @@ disabled, and more (ftrace allows for tracer plugins, which
means that the list of tracers can always grow).
+Implementation Details
+See ftrace-design.txt for details for arch porters and such.
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