FUNCTION::LOG(3stap) Logging Tapset FUNCTION::LOG(3stap)

NAME function::log - Send a line to the common trace buffer

SYNOPSIS log(msg:string)

ARGUMENTS msg The formatted message string

DESCRIPTION This function logs data. log sends the message immediately to staprun and to the bulk transport (relayfs) if it is being used. If the last character given is not a newline, then one is added. This function is not as effecient as printf and should be used only for urgent messages.

SystemTap Tapset Reference April 2011 FUNCTION::LOG(3stap)