KTAP 0.4 Allows For New Kernel Tapping
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 9 December 2013 at 12:25 PM EST. 2 Comments
KTAP version 0.4 is now available as the script-based dynamic tracing tool for Linux.

New to KTAP 0.4 is kernel symbol read support, parsing symboles on UProbe, support static market, support a kprobe wildcard, support for running multiple KTAP instances concurrently, new command options for listing available events and symbols, better annotation for output of argument names, basic FFI support, new sample scripts, big clean-ups, and lots of bug fixes.

For Linux kernel developers interested in this tracing tool, find out more details from the KTAP 0.4 release announcement found on the Linux kernel mailing list.
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