Experience from writing trace_inputs.py

Dmitry V. Levin ldv at altlinux.org
Fri Mar 21 15:08:05 UTC 2014

On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 10:49:55AM -0400, Marc-Antoine Ruel wrote:
> Yes I'm on 4.5.20. I mildly recall hitting problems when trying to
> compile strace's tip of tree since I think (?) it required a newer gcc
> version than the stock one (4.6.3) in 12.04. That was in 2012. At that
> point, I wanted the tool to be usable as is for devs so I decided
> against requiring a newer version.

The fact is that strace (I tested 4.7 and 4.8) builds with gcc 4.6.3.
By choosing strace 4.5.20 (released 4 years ago) you miss a lot of fixes
and enhancements.

> Thanks, I didn't know about strace-log-merge.

This script was added in strace 4.7.

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