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2014-07-01tracing: Change trace event sample to use strlcpy instead of strncpyZhao Hongjiang
Strings should be copied with strlcpy instead of strncpy when they will later be printed via %s. This guarantees that they terminate with a NUL '\0' character and do not run pass the end of the allocated string. This is only for sample code, but it should stil represent a good role model. Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/p/51C2E204.1080501@huawei.com Signed-off-by: Zhao Hongjiang <zhaohongjiang@huawei.com> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
2014-06-21tracing: Add __field_struct macro for TRACE_EVENT()Steven Rostedt
Currently the __field() macro in TRACE_EVENT is only good for primitive values, such as integers and pointers, but it fails on complex data types such as structures or unions. This is because the __field() macro determines if the variable is signed or not with the test of: (((type)(-1)) < (type)1) Unfortunately, that fails when type is a structure. Since trace events should support structures as fields a new macro is created for such a case called __field_struct() which acts exactly the same as __field() does but it does not do the signed type check and just uses a constant false for that answer. Cc: Tony Luck <tony.luck@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
2009-09-15debugfs: Change debuhgfs directory of trace-events-sample.hGeunSik Lim
Default directory of debug filesystem for ftrace is /sys/kernel/debug/. Signed-off-by: GeunSik Lim <geunsik.lim@samsung.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2009-07-13tracing/events: Move TRACE_SYSTEM outside of include guardLi Zefan
If TRACE_INCLDUE_FILE is defined, <trace/events/TRACE_INCLUDE_FILE.h> will be included and compiled, otherwise it will be <trace/events/TRACE_SYSTEM.h> So TRACE_SYSTEM should be defined outside of #if proctection, just like TRACE_INCLUDE_FILE. Imaging this scenario: #include <trace/events/foo.h> -> TRACE_SYSTEM == foo ... #include <trace/events/bar.h> -> TRACE_SYSTEM == bar ... #define CREATE_TRACE_POINTS #include <trace/events/foo.h> -> TRACE_SYSTEM == bar !!! and then bar.h will be included and compiled. Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> LKML-Reference: <4A5A9CF1.2010007@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2009-06-16tracing: update sample event documentationSteven Rostedt
The comments in the sample code is a bit confusing. This patch cleans them up a little. Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
2009-05-06tracing: update sample with TRACE_INCLUDE_FILESteven Rostedt
When creating trace events for ftrace, the header file with the TRACE_EVENT macros must also have a macro called TRACE_SYSTEM. This macro describes the name of the system the TRACE_EVENTS are defined for. It also doubles as a way for the define_trace.h file to include the file that included it. For example: in irq.h #define TRACE_SYSTEM irq [...] #include <trace/define_trace.h> The define_trace will use TRACE_SYSTEM to include irq.h. But if the name of the trace system does not match the name of the trace header file, one can override it with: Which will change define_trace.h to inclued foo_trace.h instead of foo.h The sample comments this, but people that use the sample code will more likely use the code and not read the comments. This patch changes the sample code to use the TRACE_INCLUDE_FILE to better show developers how to use it. [ Impact: make sample less confusing to developers ] Reported-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
2009-05-06tracing: small trave_events sample Makefile cleanupChristoph Hellwig
Use -I$(src) to add the current directory the include path. [ Impact: cleanup ] Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Acked-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> LKML-Reference: <new-submission> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2009-05-06tracing/events: don't say hi when loading the trace event sampleLi Zefan
The sample is useful for testing, and I'm using it. But after loading the module, it keeps saying hi every 10 seconds, this may be disturbing. Also Steven said commenting out the "hi" helped in causing races. :) [ Impact: make testing a bit easier ] Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Acked-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Acked-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> LKML-Reference: <4A00F6AD.2070008@cn.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2009-04-14tracing/events: add trace-events-sampleSteven Rostedt
This patch adds a sample to the samples directory on how to create and use TRACE_EVENT trace points. Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>