Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of DTrace


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Dec 12, 2009 12:13:20 PM (4 years ago)
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chak
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    55It is straight forward to extend the current implementation with additional probes, and due to the lightweight nature of DTrace, new probes could inspect the runtime system and running Haskell program in an even more fine-grained manner. 
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     7== About DTrace == 
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     9DTrace and the associated D programming language are described in detail in the [http://wikis.sun.com/display/DTrace/Documentation Solaris Dynamic Tracing Guide].  The Mac OS X specific GUI frontend, Instruments, is explained in the [http://developer.apple.com/mac/library/DOCUMENTATION/DeveloperTools/Conceptual/InstrumentsUserGuide/Introduction/Introduction.html Instruments User Guide] and the Mac version of the command line tool `dtrace` is documented by the [http://developer.apple.com/mac/library/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/dtrace.1.html Mac OS X dtrace man page]. 
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    711== Probe description == 
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    9 The following probes are available: 
     13The following probes are being made available by the `HaskellEvent` provider: 
    1014 `create-thread (capability, tid)`:: 
    1115  Triggered when a new runtime thread is created.  Reports the capability on which the thread is created and the new thread's thread id.