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Re: strace trap tool needed?



On Thu, 2008-07-24 at 19:55 -0700, John Reiser wrote:
> > strace -o /tmp/less.strace /usr/bin/less
> 
> strace has obnoxious bugs, and the maintainer(s) have been slow to fix it,
> or to make it useful in pipelines and shell scripts.
> strace may lag behind the addition of new system calls in the kernel.
> 
> Applying strace can change the *semantics* of the executable,
> in ways that have mattered to me.  

How about "ftrace" from the frysk suite, I've found that handy to e.g.
filter out only e.g. open calls and give a backtrace for each of them

C.


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