> > I need a version of truss that runs on AIX,
> > So far I have only found one option, which is SCtrace from the Kernel
> > Group.
> > Could anybody tell me if there is anything else out there and what you
> > use.
> > Thanks for your time.
> <tedious rant>
> 1) Use syscalls from perfagent.tools (on second CD of install media).
> 2) Use the trace facility (which seems to be better for kernel
> programmers trying to debug low-level problems than it is for
> system administrators).
> 3) Buy an sctrace license.
> The closest thing to truss on AIX is sctrace. The other alternatives
> aren't as good, but they come with the operating system.
> I always recommend that you pester AIX support about this, so one day
> IBM might see the light and start to ship a decent system call tracing
> program with the operating system.
While you're at it, pester them for proper man pages as well. This bull
amount HTML, web access man pages & info directories is complete pants! How
many of them have had to work on a minimal system and a green screen?
Possibly the ones who consider man pages to be un-necessary...
> </tedious rant>
> Nick Dronen