Perl User-Space Markers

Some work has been done in Perl to include support for SystemTap user-space markers. The Perl user-space markers are enabled in Fedora 15 and allow SystemTap to probe the start and completion of each Perl function. The Perl user-space probes are:

perl.sub.call sub:string filename:string lineno:long
perl.sub.return sub:string filename:string lineno:long

Using Perl User-Space Markers

To use the Perl user-space markers on a Fedora you will need:

Examples Scripts for Perl Probing

Short example scripts: