HISTORY - strace

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Thu Apr 18 16:53:11 UTC 2013

On Wednesday 17 April 2013 23:22:48 YB Tan Sri Dato Sri' Adli a.k.a Dell 
>        strace  The  original  strace was written by Paul Kranenburg for
>        SunOS and was inspired by its trace utility.  The SunOS  version
>        of  strace was ported to Linux and enhanced by Branko Lankester,
>        who also wrote the  Linux  kernel  support.   Even  though  Paul
>        released  strace  2.5 in 1992, Branko's work was based on Paul's
>        strace 1.5 release from 1991.   In  1993,  Rick  Sladkey  merged
>        strace 2.5 for SunOS and the second release of strace for Linux,
>        added many of the features of truss(1) from SVR4,  and  produced
>        an  strace  that  worked on both platforms.  In 1994 Rick ported
>        strace to SVR4 and Solaris and wrote the automatic configuration
>        support.   In 1995 he ported strace to Irix and tired of writing
>        about himself in the third person.

is there a question in there somewhere ?

i didn't compare the output exactly, but it looks like what already exists in 
the strace man page today.
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