Proposed F19 Feature: Systemtap 2.2

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at
Wed Jan 30 14:18:51 UTC 2013

= Features/Systemtap22 =

Feature owner(s): Lukas Berk <lberk at>, Frank Ch. Eigler 
<fche at>

A new feature release of Systemtap.

== Detailed description ==
Systemtap 2.2 will introduce several new features:
* Native Java per-method probing capabilities (using byteman)

Plus new features coming from the impending systemtap 2.1:
* A suite of error-explanation man pages.
* Perf event probes may now be read on demand
* Perf event probes may now be bound to a specific task using the process name
* The dyninst backend's runtime has been improved to allow much more 
concurrency when probing multi-threaded processes
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