[erlang-patches] Fix DTrace build on Illumos

Lukas Larsson <>
Tue Jan 28 16:37:40 CET 2014


patch has been merged to master.

Thank you for your contribution.

Lukas
On 15/01/14 23:32, Ryan Zezeski wrote:
> Any news? Would be nice if R17 worked with DTrace on latest Illumos 
> kernel.
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 8:26 AM, Henrik Nord < 
> <mailto:>> wrote:
>
>     Thank you for your contribution !
>
>     patch has been assigned to be reviewed
>
>
>
>     On 2013-12-07 22:00, Ryan Zezeski wrote:
>>     https://github.com/erlang/otp/pull/156
>>
>>     This patch fixes the configure and Makefile scripts to work with
>>     newer DTrace. This applies to all Illumos derivatives including
>>     OpenIndiana, SmartOS and OmnioOS. I've copied the commit message
>>     here verbatim.
>>
>>     --- SNIP ---
>>
>>         Fix DTrace build on Illumos
>>
>>         DTrace was recently patched in Illumos to fail to create an
>>     object
>>         file if no probes are found.
>>
>>         * https://www.illumos.org/issues/4248
>>         *
>>     https://github.com/illumos/illumos-gate/commit/54a20ab41aadcb81c53e72fc65886e964e9add59
>>
>>         This patch fixes two issues:
>>
>>         * Modify the configure script to pass an object file to
>>     `dtrace -G`
>>           that actually invokes a probe.
>>
>>         * Remove creation of `dtrace_user.o` from the dyntrace
>>     Makefile. In a
>>           previous commit [1] Scott Fritchie relocated all the user
>>     probes
>>           into the VM proper due to difficulties with DTrace probes
>>     in shared
>>           libraries. The `dtrace_user.d` file is now empty and
>>     generates a
>>           header file with nothing in it. There is no longer any
>>     reason to
>>           generate `dtrace_user.o` because all the probes are in the
>>     VM. Thus
>>           all the steps for building `dtrace_user.o` have been removed.
>>
>>         [1]:
>>     https://github.com/erlang/otp/commit/75552bd3bb4e7f3cf4dab81a5c81cf73b1d3fb99
>>
>>     --- END SNIP ---
>>
>>     -Z
>>
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>     -- 
>     /Henrik Nord Erlang/OTP
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