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diff --git a/arch/Kconfig b/arch/Kconfig
index 684eb5a..2880abf 100644
@@ -76,6 +76,23 @@ config OPTPROBES
depends on KPROBES && HAVE_OPTPROBES
depends on !PREEMPT
+ bool "Transparent user-space probes (EXPERIMENTAL)"
+ depends on UPROBE_EVENT && PERF_EVENTS
+ default n
+ Uprobes is the user-space counterpart to kprobes: they
+ enable instrumentation applications (such as 'perf probe')
+ to establish unintrusive probes in user-space binaries and
+ libraries, by executing handler functions when the probes
+ are hit by user-space applications.
+ ( These probes come in the form of single-byte breakpoints,
+ managed by the kernel and kept transparent to the probed
+ application. )
+ If in doubt, say "N".