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SubjectRe: KERNEL SYSTEM CALLS DEFINITIONS


On 9 Dec 2001, Sarita N wrote:

>
> Hello,
> I am a grad student at the university of nebraska lincoln.
> I have to build a tool in C that would caputure the system calls and signals between a user application adn the operating system.
>
> I have started studying the Linux kernel. Can I know how to go about it. Where , in which Kernel file can I find the definitions of the various system calls - how have they been implemented in the kernel?
>
> How do I go about the project?

a) look at strace
b) look at memtrace (probably simpler than strace to understand)
http://volodya-project.sf.net - memtrace is a part of
"Preload" package.

Vladimir Dergachev

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> Thanks and regards,
> Sarita Navuluru.
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