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Dtrace vs SystemTap, Redux

Jul 03, 2008, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen O'Grady)

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"Three years ago come August, O'Reilly's Nat Torkington, interviewing Sun's Jonathan Schwartz, pressed the CEO on the issues of patents generally and DTrace patents specifically.

"Torkington's question? 'So if the Linux kernel were to implement DTrace, Sun wouldn't employ the patents against them?'

"Schwartz' answer? 'Knock yourself out...'"

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