Chapter 8 The dtrace Utility

Table of Contents

8.1 Description
8.2 Options
8.3 Operands
8.4 Exit Status

The dtrace command is a generic front-end to the DTrace facility. The command implements a simple interface to invoke the D language compiler, the ability to retrieve buffered trace data from the DTrace kernel facility, and a set of basic routines to format and print traced data. This chapter provides a complete reference for the dtrace command.