Subject: Re: Musings on ld.elf_so and symbol lookup caching
To: David Laight <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/04/2002 18:45:45
> You can't - because there are no system calls involved in symbol
> fixup, neither does ktrace timestamp its tracepoints.
> The timestamp was VERY useful in sorting out where the
> bottlenecks were.

Actually, the write(2)s to output the message are system calls, and in
fact ktrace(1) does timestamp its output.  I use both of those
properties frequently.