FUNCTION::USER_STRIN

Section: String and data retrieving fun (3stap)
Updated: August 2015
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NAME

function::user_string_n_warn - Retrieves string from user space  

SYNOPSIS

    user_string_n_warn:string(addr:long,n:long)
 

ARGUMENTS

addr

the user space address to retrieve the string from

n

the maximum length of the string (if not null terminated)
 

DESCRIPTION

Returns up to n characters of a C string from a given user space memory address. Reports "<unknown>" on the rare cases when userspace data is not accessible and warns (but does not abort) about the failure.  

SEE ALSO

tapset::uconversions(3stap)


 

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