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Manual Pages  — UTRACE

NAME

utrace – insert user record in ktrace log

CONTENTS

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/param.h>
#include <sys/time.h>
#include <sys/uio.h>
#include <sys/ktrace.h>

int
utrace(const void *addr, size_t len);

DESCRIPTION

Adds a record to the process trace with information supplied by user. The record contains len bytes from memory pointed to by addr. This call only has an effect if the calling process is being traced.

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, the value 0 is returned; otherwise the value -1 is returned and the global variable errno is set to indicate the error.

ERRORS

[EINVAL]
  Specified data length len was bigger than KTR_USER_MAXLEN.
[ENOMEM]
  Insufficient memory to honor the request.
[ENOSYS]
  Currently running kernel was compiled without ktrace(2) support (Cd options KTRACE).

SEE ALSO

kdump(1), ktrace(1), truss(1), ktrace(2), sysdecode_utrace(3)

HISTORY

The utrace() system call first appeared in FreeBSD 2.2 .

UTRACE (2) December 11, 2015

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