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1 LTTng Trace Control
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3
4 Please visit http://lttng.org for more information.
5
6 Latest development can be found at:
7
8 * Gitweb : http://git.lttng.org/lttng-tools.git/
9 * Git : git://git.lttng.org/lttng-tools.git
10
11 REQUIREMENTS:
12
13 - liburcu
14 Userspace RCU library, by Mathieu Desnoyers and Paul E. McKenney
15
16 -> Tested with liburcu >= v0.6.6
17
18 * Debian/Ubuntu package: liburcu-dev
19 * Git : git://git.lttng.org/userspace-rcu.git
20 * Website: http://lttng.org/urcu
21
22 - libpopt
23 Library for parsing command line parameters
24
25 * Debian/Ubuntu package: libpopt-dev
26
27 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:
28
29 - Download, compile and install the prerequisites.
30 Then:
31 $ ./configure
32 $ make
33 $ sudo make install
34 $ sudo ldconfig
35
36 If compiling from the git repository, run ./bootstrap before running
37 the configure script, to generate it.
38
39 USAGE:
40
41 Please see doc/quickstart.txt to help you start tracing. You can also use the
42 -h/--help command on 'lttng' and all other commands offered in this tool (Ex:
43 lttng enable-event -h).
44
45 PACKAGE CONTENTS:
46
47 This package contains the following elements:
48
49 - liblttngctl
50 The LTTng tracing control library.
51
52 - liblttng-sessiond-comm
53 The lttng-sessiond communication library. In order to talk with lttng-sessiond,
54 this library must be used.
55
56 - libkernelctl
57 Kernel tracer control and ioctl definitions.
58
59 - liblttng-consumer
60 Library for Kernel and (optionally) UST trace consumer.
61
62 - lttng-consumerd
63 The consumer daemon which uses liblttng-consumer.
64
65 - lttng-sessiond
66 The LTTng session daemon binary.
67
68 - lttng
69 The LTTng tracer command line control tool.
70
71 - include (lttng.h --> installed in $(includedir)/lttng/lttng.h)
72 The liblttngctl API header file.
73
74 - tests
75 Various test programs.
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