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KTAP 0.3 Brings New Linux Dynamic Tracing Features

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Published on 29 October 2013 08:17 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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KTAP is a lightweight script-based dynamic tracing tool for Linux that remains independent of GCC and doesn't require kernel module re-compilation. KTAP 0.3 was just announced this morning and with it comes some more features.

Among the changes found in KTAP 0.3 over the July release of KTAP 0.2 include a new simple tracing block syntax, new event tracing keywords, basic aggregation support, a new "+=" operator, new sample scripts, new timer block syntax, an ANSI library, big clean-ups, and a number of bug-fixes.

More details on KTAP 0.3 can be found from its kernel mailing list announcement.

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