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.
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|
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