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UTRACE(2)                 NetBSD System Calls Manual                 UTRACE(2)


NAME
utrace -- insert user record in ktrace log
LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/param.h> #include <sys/time.h> #include <sys/uio.h> #include <sys/ktrace.h> int utrace(const char *label, void *addr, size_t len);
DESCRIPTION
Adds a record to the process trace with information supplied by user. The record is identified by label and 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, a value of 0 is returned. Otherwise, a value of -1 is returned and errno is set to indicate the error.
ERRORS
[ENOSYS] Currently running kernel was compiled without ktrace(2) support (option KTRACE). [EINVAL] Specified data length len was bigger than KTR_USER_MAXLEN.
SEE ALSO
kdump(1), ktrace(1), ktruss(1), fktrace(2), ktrace(2), options(4)
HISTORY
The utrace() system call first appeared in FreeBSD 2.2. It was added to NetBSD in NetBSD 1.6. The label argument is a NetBSD extension. NetBSD 9.99 December 28, 2000 NetBSD 9.99
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