How to Use the 'truss' Command for Program and Error Analysis

(Doc ID 1005788.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
All Platforms


Truss is a debugging tool which provides insight into how a program operates by printing out system service calls along with their arguments and return statuses, faults and signals.
As such it is extremely useful for debugging errors and for figuring out how programs work.


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