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gtrace

A system call tracer for Linux x86-64.

DISCLAIMER: This software is experimental and not considered stable. Do not use it in mission-critical environments.

Installation

$ go get -u github.com/agis/gtrace

Usage

Currently only attaching to an already running process is supported. Also, arguments are not decoded yet.

Attach to a process by specifying its pid:

$ ./gtrace -p 2602
Attached to process 2602...
futex = 0
write = 2
write = 1
futex = 0
write = 2
^C

Feature work

  • Decode arguments
  • terminal GUI with live statistics/counters
  • filter for certain syscalls
  • ARM support

Building

$ go generate
$ go build
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