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System call tracer

strace is a system call tracer, i.e. a debugging tool which prints out a trace of all the system calls made by a another process/program. The program to be traced need not be recompiled for this, so you can use it on binaries for which you don't have source.

System calls and signals are events that happen at the user/kernel interface. A close examination of this boundary is very useful for bug isolation, sanity checking and attempting to capture race conditions.

Tags: System Administration: Monitoring, Software Development: Debugging, Implemented in: implemented-in::c, interface::commandline, Role: Program, Scope: Utility, Purpose: use::monitor, works-with::software:running

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amd64 447.3 kB1,257.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 399.1 kB1,053.0 kB [list of files]
armel 397.7 kB744.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 397.3 kB684.0 kB [list of files]
i386 419.1 kB792.0 kB [list of files]
mips 407.3 kB955.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 407.3 kB955.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 395.4 kB860.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 409.9 kB1,117.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 408.7 kB917.0 kB [list of files]