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Chapter 8. strace

strace is a diagnostic and debugging tool for the command line that can be used to trace system calls that are made and received by a running process. It records the name of each system call, its arguments, and its return value, as well as signals received by the process and other interactions with the kernel, and prints this record to standard error output or a selected file.
Red Hat Developer Toolset is distributed with strace 4.12.

8.1. Installing strace

In Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the strace utility is provided by the devtoolset-6-strace package and is automatically installed with devtoolset-6-toolchain as described in Section 1.5, “Installing Red Hat Developer Toolset”.