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Re: Dtrace probes documentation

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Joshua Tolley <eggyknap(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Dtrace probes documentation
Date: 2009-05-31 20:07:40
Message-ID: 14260.1243800460@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Joshua Tolley <eggyknap(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 06:28:14PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Read 26.4.3 and .4.  I don't know why they have this bizarre set of
>> conventions, but the single-hyphen version is the spelling
>> most visible to end users.

> I thought it might be something like that. I've been playing with SystemTap,
> and found that only the double-underscore version works for ... well, anything.
> See http://blog.endpoint.com/2009/05/postgresql-with-systemtap.html for
> details. Perhaps it's worth noting in the documentation that SystemTap users
> will need to use the double-underscore version?

I think a better solution is to persuade the Systemtap guys that they
ought to accept the single-hyphen spelling.  I've put in a request for
that, we'll see what they think ...

			regards, tom lane

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