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Bug 107703 - fstat() syscall is not recognized by strace on ia64
fstat() syscall is not recognized by strace on ia64
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: strace (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Roland McGrath
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-10-22 06:12 EDT by Petter Reinholdtsen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: 4.5-1.2.1AS.0
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Last Closed: 2003-11-01 17:19:14 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2003:361 normal SHIPPED_LIVE New strace package fixes numerous bugs 2003-11-18 00:00:00 EST

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Description Petter Reinholdtsen 2003-10-22 06:12:06 EDT
This problem is with strace-4.3-2.  It is reproducable, and happen
every time.

When running 'strace stat <file/directory>' on RedHat Linux
Advanced Server 2.1AS for ia64, the call to fstat() is not
displayed as it should.

Here are an example of the problematic lines:

  open("/etc/localtime", O_RDONLY)        = 4
  SYS_1212(0x4, 0x60000fffffffb350, 0x10000, 0x3, 0x22,
    0xffffffffffffffff, 0, 0x4) = 0
    MAP_PRIVATE|MAP_ANONYMOUS, -1, 0) = 0x2000000000354000

The call to SYS_1212() should be translated to something readable
instead, like it is on ix86.  Calls to SYS_1210() have the same
problem.  This make it hard to know what the call to fstat() actually

To reproduce it, just run 'strace stat file | grep SYS_' and look
at the output.

I discovered this while trying to find out why ia64 linux are
unable to properly handle files owned by users with UID > 65k.
I'll report that bug separately when I know more.
Comment 1 Petter Reinholdtsen 2003-10-22 08:38:00 EDT
This problem seem to be fixed in strace version 4.4.92.
Comment 2 Roland McGrath 2003-11-01 17:19:14 EST
We have fixed this problem and have a new strace in RHEL2.1 errata
coming out soon.

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