On 2018-02-14 9:46 AM, Mark Asselstine wrote:
On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 2:27:49 PM EST Randy MacLeod wrote:
On 2018-02-08 03:22 PM, Alexander Kanavin wrote:
Last commit and release were in 2009; website is down; it's a dead
Add MarkA who might care/know more about latencytop than I do.
I believe Bruce had already identified LatencyTop as a dead end by the time we
even did our first release of OVP (I have no recollection of ever including it
and there are 0 user stories in Rally which would validate my memories on this
subject). Just in case I have added Bruce to the list. We already had LTTng
and FTrace, including a mostly dead Intel project was not a priority if I
Not everything needs new features constantly, and if they aren't
causing build issues .. I tend to be ok with keeping them around.
There are uses, and users for latencytop.
That being said, I can just add it to meta-realtime, and it can
be dropped from core, since the userbase doesn't justify it in
Is there another package that makes use of the kernel feature?
The kernel Kconfig has been tweaked in 2017:
Author: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoim...@redhat.com>
Date: Mon Jul 24 18:36:58 2017 -0500
x86/kconfig: Make it easier to switch to the new ORC unwinder
and there are people updating latencytop on github last year:
commits on some random github page. That's shocking I know but it
does indicate that there's still interest in the tool even if the
original authors haven't been maintaining it.
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