6.25. Strace-4.6

The Strace package contains a system call tracer, used for debugging.

Approximate build time: less than 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 7.7 MB

6.25.1. Installation of Strace

Prepare Strace for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue:

make check

Install the package:

make install

6.25.2. Contents of Strace

Installed programs: strace and strace-graph

Short Descriptions


Traces system calls and signals


A script processes strace -f output