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Thursday, September 08, 2005


Set Of Systemtap Install Instructions...

Someone beat me to it. Kevin Stafford produced a summary of the steps required to get Systemtap running on Fedora Core 4.

System Tap Install Summary

The project seems to be progressing well with a lot of the basic building blocks beginning to shape up. Attention is starting to turn to developing the the Tapsets (sets of primitives that will be blessed into Guru Mode so they can contain embedded C if required) which will form the basis of the scripting environment and will play a similar role to script writers as dtrace providers (NB - this is in the sense of data providers rather than implying any architectural similarity).

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