a couple proposed patches

Joe Buehler jbuehler@hekimian.com
Fri May 9 16:53:00 GMT 2003

Christopher Faylor wrote:

>>PATCH 2 -- a patch to make strace output go directly to a memory-mapped
>>file, with very minimal inter-thread interference (one call to
>>InterlockedAdd() is the only "locking").
> Um, this is close to the way that strace used to work.  No, I'm sorry, but
> I'm not interested in either of these.

As you wish.  I wrote it because it is a lot faster than the current
strace and causes very little inter-thread interference.  It allows me
to track down timing problems that strace operation masks, and to run
3 hour builds that don't take all day because of strace...
Joe Buehler

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