On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 13:30:37 -0500 "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@...> wrote: > On 04/27/2012 01:24 PM, /dev/ammo42 wrote: > > I suggested strace to retrieve the arguments of select(). In the new > > backtrace the program didn't lock in a syscall, so there is less > > interest in stracing it. > > All the i686 crashes end with the syscall, the x86_64 give full > debugs. I have no idea why there is that difference. > > When I get to my i686 box, what do I do to get the strace you want? > Just: > > strace kate > > Or are there some specific options I should use? > I think it would be wise to redirect the error channel, since the output of strace is massive (and moreover if you put it in a file vim will color it for you ;)). There is no other necessary option AFAIK.