Tracing the user space and Operating System interactions
Apr 11, 2017, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gabriel Krisman Bertazi)
Like the bug that no one can solve, many issues occur on the interface between the user application and the operating system. But even in the good Open-Source world, understanding what is happening at these interfaces is not always easy. In this article, we review some of the tools to trace the calls being made among the kernel, libraries and the user applications.