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

NAME function::user_string_quoted - Retrieves and quotes string from user space

SYNOPSIS user_string_quoted:string(addr:long)

ARGUMENTS addr the user space address to retrieve the string from

DESCRIPTION Returns the null terminated C string from a given user space memory address where any ASCII characters that are not printable are replaced by the corresponding escape sequence in the returned string. Reports NULL for address zero. Returns <unknown> on the rare cases when userspace data is not accessible at the given address.

SystemTap Tapset Reference October 2012 FUNCTION::USER_STRIN(3stap)