Tracking IPC calls

Adam Lackorzynski adam at
Tue Mar 29 01:08:40 CEST 2005

On Mon Mar 28, 2005 at 17:52:35 -0500, Julian Grizzard wrote:
> > jdb can log IPC messages into the trace buffer. Enable them with
> > 'I*IR+', look at the trace buffer with 'T'. Is that what you are looking
> > for?
> Well that's a start.  What we are trying to do is the same thing
> programatically.  We want to be able to track IPCs over long periods
> of time, only storing interesting IPCs.  The short story is that we
> are working on a number of security applications where this ability
> would be interesting.  Any pointers on doing the same programatically?
>  Maybe a look at the jdb code would help?

Sure. :)  This logging can be restricted to various things like a thread,
a task etc. Adding another restriction for your needs should be doable,
hopefully. Just look at files like jdb_trace* or thread-log.cpp.

Adam                 adam at

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