trussing a non existing file causes misbehavior

Oleg Dambaev perl at
Thu Nov 16 01:27:42 PST 2006

Nikos Vassiliadis wrote:
> Hello,
> In my 6.2-PRERELEASE(one month old approximately) truss gets stuck exiting
> when trying to truss a non existing file. I think the problem is not in truss itself.
> But I have not the skills to find it. So, will a build with updated sources help?
> Is there anybody else with the same problem?
> nik:0:~$ truss /nothing
> truss: execvp /nothing: No such file or directory
> load: 1.04  cmd: truss 70662 [exithold] 0.00u 0.00s 0% 700k
> Thanks in advance, Nikos
Never seen any dumbest thing.
Re-read truss(1) man page and find out what truss must do.

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