FUNCTION::SPECULATIO(3stap) Speculation FUNCTION::SPECULATIO(3stap)

NAME function::speculation - Allocate a new id for speculative output

SYNOPSIS speculation:long()

ARGUMENTS None

DESCRIPTION The speculation function is called when a new speculation buffer is needed. It returns an id for the speculative output. There can be multiple threads being speculated on concurrently. This id is used by other speculation functions to keep the threads separate.

SystemTap Tapset Reference October 2012 FUNCTION::SPECULATIO(3stap)