[erlang-questions] Compile with flag --with-dynamic-trace=systemtap failed

CGS <>
Fri Sep 14 20:52:26 CEST 2012


I got the same problem and I gave up. Systemtap package seems not to be
recognized by Erlang. Instead, dtrace package works like a charm.

CGS



On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 3:05 PM, Lukas Larsson <> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> On our systemtap testmachine we have the dtrace command available:
>
> -bash-4.2$ dtrace --help
> Usage /usr/bin/dtrace [--help] [-h | -G] [-C [-I<Path>]] -s File.d [-o
> <File>]
> Where -h builds a systemtap header file from the .d file
>       -C when used with -h, also run cpp preprocessor
>       -o specifies an explicit output file name,
>          the default for -G is file.o and -h is file.h
>       -I when running cpp pass through this -I include Path
>       -s specifies the name of the .d input file
>       -G builds a stub file.o from file.d,
>          which is required by some packages that use dtrace.
>
> I'm not the guy who has implemented/installed it for us, but I think
> that when you install systemtap you should also get a utility called
> dtrace.
>
> Lukas
>
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 4:55 AM, goofansu <> wrote:
> > dtrace: failed to compile script emulator/beam/erlang_dtrace.d:
> Preprocessor
> > not found
> > configure: error: Could not precompile erlang_dtrace.d: dtrace -h failed
> > configure: error: /root/otp/erts/configure failed for erts
> >
> >
> > OS: fedora17
> >
> > I've installed systemtap. Shall I install dtrace?
> >
> >
> >
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