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System call and dynamic library function call tracing utility found on a number of Unices like Solaris, AIX, FreeBSD, SCO UnixWare, Tru64.

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How to truss the combined commands via some predefined variable?

If we use the combined commands directly in the truss arguments, it works fine without any problems. However, if we use the predefined variable of the combined commands indirectly in the truss ...
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truss on Solaris showing FDs closed that aren't opened

I'm confused. One of our DBAs is reporting an issue with LDAP connection errors. I figured I'd start tracing that from truss to see exactly what it's connecting to, but what I'm seeing makes no ...
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Why has cron stopped processing commands? [duplicate]

My Solaris 11 cron appears to have stopped working. Here is the last output of a cron job I run: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 60 Jul 2 20:30 locked_passwords.txt I setup a test, like this:...
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piping longer strings to tr causes hang and CPU spike

MacOS Yosemite (10.10.5). I know this is the Unix/Linux section...but figure this question probably fits better here than in MacOS land. My terminal started hanging on startup before showing a ...
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Schedule a job to dynamically kill a (truss) process after a minute?

I have been trying to accomplish a simple scheduled task in Solaris 11 with the use of the at command. Example: $> kill $(ps -ef | grep -v grep | grep truss | awk '{print $2}') | at now + 1 ...
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Equivalent of "truss -T" and "truss -U" on Linux?

Is there an equivalent of what the -T and -U option of the truss Solaris utility does on Linux. Those are to specify a system call (-T) or library function (-U) which when called by the traced ...
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