FUNCTION::KERNEL_STR(3stString and data retrieving FUNCTION::KERNEL_STR(3stap)

NAME function::kernel_string_quoted - Retrieves and quotes string from kernel memory

SYNOPSIS kernel_string_quoted:string(addr:long)

ARGUMENTS addr the kernel memory address to retrieve the string from

DESCRIPTION Returns the null terminated C string from a given kernel memory address where any ASCII characters that are not printable are replaced by the corresponding escape sequence in the returned string. Note that the string will be surrounded by double quotes. If the kernel memory data is not accessible at the given address, the address itself is returned as a string, without double quotes.

SEE ALSO tapset::conversions(3stap)

SystemTap Tapset Reference December 2016 FUNCTION::KERNEL_STR(3stap)