heads-up: systemtap-sdt-devel rebase in rawhide
Frank Ch. Eigler
fche at redhat.com
Wed Jan 19 21:49:04 UTC 2011
> [...] I think the only near-term fix is to turn off dtrace support
> in mysql. [...]
We'll do one better; we'll add a hack to sys/sdt.h to make mysql build
and respin systemtap today or tomorrow.
> But the real issue here is that systemtap has got to be more chary of
> what they expose into application namespace, or this same scenario is
> going to be played out again and again.
I agree. It's not a great situation, but local GCC/C++ experts have
found no better way to type-analyze the parameters, to ensure their
safe passage to the tool. (Our testing shows <limits> is not
offensive to other C++ apps we've seen.)
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