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Old 07-27-2004, 12:30 AM   #1
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tracing commands in linux


Suppose I run a shell command, can I find out what kernel functions that command accesses? Should I use KDB or something like that?
 
Old 07-27-2004, 12:40 AM   #2
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"strace <program name>" without the quotes.

e.g. strace myprog arg1 arg2
 
Old 07-27-2004, 12:58 AM   #3
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wow! this is really great, thanks.
 
  


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