strace 6.8 released

Dmitry V. Levin ldv at
Wed Mar 20 08:57:59 UTC 2024

Starting with version 4.13, strace follows the schedule of linux kernel
and new versions of strace are released along with new versions of linux                         
kernel, so strace 6.8 is tagged and uploaded.

$ git tag -v v6.8 2> /dev/null | sed -n '/^$/,$p'

Noteworthy changes in strace 6.8 (2024-03-20)

* Improvements
  * Renamed --stack-traces to --stack-trace for consistency.
    Old option is retained for backwards compatibility.
  * Implemented --stack-trace-frame-limit=N option for configuring the limit
    of the number of printed backtrace frames.
  * Implemented decoding of statmount, listmount, lsm_get_self_attr,
    lsm_set_self_attr, and lsm_list_modules syscalls.
  * Implemented decoding of setsockopt(TCP_AO_ADD_KEY).
  * Updated decoding of landlock_create_ruleset and landlock_add_rule syscalls.
  * Updated decoding of SMC_DIAG_DMBINFO netlink attribute.
  * Updated decoding of UBI_IOCATT ioctl command.
  * Enhanced decoding of mount attributes of fsmount and mount_setattr syscalls.
  * Updated lists of BPF_*, KEXEC_*, KVM_*, PERF_*, SOL_*, STATX_*, UFFD_*,
    and V4L2_* constants.
  * Updated lists of ioctl commands from Linux 6.8.


This release was made possible by the contributions of many people.
The maintainers are grateful to everyone who has contributed
changes or bug reports.  These include:

* Ahelenia Ziemiańska
* Dmitry V. Levin
* Eugene Syromyatnikov
* Gleb Fotengauer-Malinovskiy
* Ivan Avdeev
* Ivan Trofimov
* Masatake YAMATO

Please refer to the CREDITS file for the full list of strace contributors.

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