Strace is a system call tracer: it traces all system calls made by another process or program. Since the program to be traced does not need to be recompiled before tracing, strace is useful for programs for which the source is not readily available.
released on 13 June 2003
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|BSD 3Clause||Janet Casey||22 August 2001|
Leaders and contributors
|See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Bug Tracking,Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/strace-devel|
|Weak prerequisite||Linux kernel 2.4 or later (for tracing multithreaded processes); autoconf; Linux kernel 2.4 kernel headers|
|Required to use||Linux kernel 2.2.7 or later|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 May 2003.