New to Strace

Benjamin Rutt rutt+news at
Wed Aug 7 16:35:02 UTC 2002

"Kc, Vignesh (GEA, BLR, L529709)" <Vignesh.Kc at> writes:

> Hi ,
>      Can any one let me know what are the major "STRACE" usage areas?

Tracing system calls is useful in debugging, profiling, cracking, etc.

> Please help me know the system level calls (read,write,fstat) Please
> help me grow on the same.

Learn how to use your system's man pages.  Look up 'read', 'write',
and 'fstat' under section 2 of your system's man pages.  I'm sure that
will help you grow.

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