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Re: Add MKCTF
On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 1:47 AM, Christos Zoulas
> In article
> Ryota Ozaki <ozaki-r%NetBSD.org@localhost> wrote:
>>I'm adding a new build variable MKCTF, which
>>was discussed on the chat some days ago.
>>Currently CTF tools are built and used to generate
>>and manipulate CTF data of ELF binaries when
>>we build with MKDTRACE=yes. Unfortunately,
>>current CTF tools don't work on i386/amd64/arm,
>>and that adds a burden to try DTrace by users.
>>The new variable is intended to separate CTF
>>stuffs from MKDTRACE; we can build DTrace
>>solely without worrying about the CTF issues.
>>Fortunately, CTF data are not used yet by
>>current DTrace of NetBSD, so DTrace still
>>works without CTF data.
>>Once CTF issues are solved, we would be
>>able to merge MKCTF to MKDTRACE again
>>but it would not come soon. So I think the
>>workaround is still useful at this point.
>>My patch is attached and also available at
> I am happy with that approach.
Thanks! I will commit it later.
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