C version of bootchart collector?

Ziga Mahkovec ziga.mahkovec at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 05:31:46 UTC 2010

Hi guys,

Sorry for my lack of response, I just haven't had the time to work on
the project anymore.  I'm in support of replacing the collector, and
let me know if you want commit permissions on my SourceForge project.


On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 5:02 AM, Jörg Sommer <joerg at alea.gnuu.de> wrote:
> Hello Petter,
> Petter Reinholdtsen hat am Fri 26. Feb, 10:34 (+0100) geschrieben:
>> [Petter Reinholdtsen 2009-10-07]
>> > Hi.  You get this email as the upstream author of bootchart.  Are you
>> > aware of the C version of the collector available in the Ubuntu
>> > package from
>> > <URL: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bootchart/0.90.2-3 >?
>> > Would it be an idea to release a new upstream version with this faster
>> > version of the collector?
>> >
>> > Is there a new version of the bootchart package planned any time soon?
>> > I notice it is a long time since the last one, and several patches for
>> > it is floating around, for example in the Debian package
>> > <URL: http://packages.qa.debian.org/b/bootchart.html >.
>> Since then, Michael Meeks have developed a new version of bootchart,
>> which I discovered via the FOSDEM videos available from
>> <URL: http://video.fosdem.org/2010/ >.
> I've looked at his slides
> <http://people.gnome.org/~michael/data/2010-02-09-bootchart2.pdf>. Yes,
> it's a better approach. Because I had no contact with Zika since august
> 2008 and there are no new commit since this time, I think it's better to
> switch to this new version.
>> I plan to take over the bootchart package in Debian unless it is
>> updated to support profiling the initrd and provide higher resolution,
>> because we need this for the boot speed release goal.
> You can find my changes for initrd support here
> <http://git.debian.org/?p=users/jo-guest/bootchart.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/next>
> and in the bug report
> <http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=473786>
> I doubt I'll get enough time to update the bootchart package in the next
> weeks. Hence, take the package and go on.
> Bye, Jörg.
> --
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>      the system. What should I tell my admin, what he should do?
> < Mr X.> taking a sun solaris administration course.
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