Day: July 4, 2019

Using gcov with the Linux kernel on a typical single system

gcov profiling kernel support enables the use of GCC’s coverage testing tool gcov with the Linux kernel. Coverage data of a running kernel is exported in gcov-compatible format via the “gcov” debugfs directory. To get coverage data for a specific file, change to the kernel build directory and use gcov with the -o option as […]

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