On Mon, 2018-04-16 at 17:24 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Apr 2018 20:49:12 +0000
> Bart Van Assche <bart.vanass...@wdc.com> wrote:
> > Which tools process these strings? Has it been verified whether or not
> > the tools that process these strings still work fine with this patch
> > applied?
> Ideally, tools shouldn't process trace event strings, but I'm sure some
> do. :-/
> Getting libtraceevent out as a library is a high priority of mine, and
> hopefully I should get something out in a couple of months.
> Ideally, tools should parse the raw data and then new fields will not
> affect them.
The tool I'm most concerned about is blktrace. I'm not sure though how this
tool receives event data from the block layer core.