[src] cvs commit: src/include unistd.h src/lib/libc/sys
readlink.2 src/sys/compat/freebsd32 syscalls.master
src/sys/kern syscalls.master vfs_syscalls.c src/sys/sys
jhb at freebsd.org
Fri Feb 15 14:57:40 UTC 2008
On Friday 15 February 2008 05:34:26 am Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Feb 2008, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> > Kostik Belousov <kostikbel at gmail.com> writes:
> > > The slightly contrived example below works on RELENG_7 amd64,
> > > relevant output from the truss is
> > > readlink("/usr/X11R6","l",1) = 1 (0x1)
> > > on the CURRENT gives
> > > readlink("/usr/X11R6","l",1) = -4294967295
> > > (0xffffffff00000001) [also please note wrong output for the third
> > > readlink arg; ktrace/kdump works ok].
> > The only advantage truss has is the ability to decode structs
> > (e.g. struct sockaddr in a connect() call). Apart from that, ktrace
> > / kdump is superior in every respect.
> That's a pretty big advantage :)
> Also, ktrace can't write to a pipe which means you need to run/process
> rather than 'stream'.
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