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Shell

A DTrace provider for the Bourne shell (sh) has been written,[25] which can be used for the analysis of shell script operation. Provider documentation, source patch, and binary versions of sh for x86 and SPARC are available on the DTrace Providers for Various Shells site.[26] It is not yet shipped by default on any operating system.

[25] This is by Alan Hargreaves.

[26] http://hub.opensolaris.org/bin/view/Community+Group+dtrace/shells

To check that the sh provider is available, try to list probes while a Bourne shell is running:


  

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