Aug 24 – 28, 2020
US/Pacific timezone

BPF in the GNU toolchain and the Linux kernel

Aug 28, 2020, 7:00 AM
GNU Tools track/Virtual-Room (LPC Virtual)

GNU Tools track/Virtual-Room

LPC Virtual

GNU Toolchain MC GNU Toolchain MC


Jose E. Marchesi (GNU Project, Oracle Inc.)


In 2019 Oracle contributed support for the eBPF (as of late renamed to just BPF) in-kernel virtual architecture to binutils and GCC. Since then we have continued working on the port, and recently sent a patch series upstream adding support for GDB and the GNU simulator.

After a brief description of the recent work done in this field, a set of points will be brought for discussion with the kernel hackers.

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Jose E. Marchesi (GNU Project, Oracle Inc.)

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