CodeTools proposal: "BTrace"

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at
Thu May 5 14:48:29 UTC 2016


Thanks for the proposal.

-- Jon

On 05/04/2016 07:16 PM, Sundararajan Athijegannathan wrote:
> Name: BTrace
> Summary: A byte code instrumentation based dynamic tracing tool for the
> Java platform.
> Proposed by: Sundararajan Athijegannathan
> Rationale: BTrace is already an Open Source project located @
> This is not a proposal for a new project, it is a proposal for a
> transfer of the BTrace ( project into the OpenJDK CodeTools
> community, and moderation under OpenJDK bylaws.
> BTrace is a safe, dynamic tracing tool for the Java platform. BTrace can
> be used to dynamically trace a running
> Java program (similar to DTrace for OpenSolaris applications and OS).
> BTrace dynamically instruments the classes
> of the target application to inject tracing code ("bytecode tracing").
> Tracing code is expressed in Java programming language. BTrace is
> developed under GPLv2+CP.
> I started the BTrace ( project by June 2009. Jarsolav Bachorik
> [CC'ed] has contributed significantly to BTrace.
> He has been maintaining & improving btrace. We expect to continue this
> charter through the inclusion of BTrace as a OpenJDK/codetools sub-project.
> Regards,
> -Sundar

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