explain - Explains system call error reports

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.1
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename explain-1.4-lp151.2.59.x86_64.rpm
Package name explain
Package version 1.4
Package release lp151.2.59
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Development/Tools/Other
Homepage http://libexplain.sourceforge.net
License GPL-3.0+
Maintainer -
Download size 68.72 KB
Installed size 146.16 KB
The explain command is used to decode an error return read from an
strace(1) listing, or similar.  Because this is being deciphered in a
different process than the original, the results will be less accurate
than if the program itself were to use libexplain(3).


Package Version Architecture Repository
explain - - -


Name Value
libacl.so.1()(64bit) -
libacl.so.1(ACL_1.0)(64bit) -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.15)(64bit) -
libexplain.so.51()(64bit) -


Name Value
explain = 1.4-lp151.2.59
explain(x86-64) = 1.4-lp151.2.59


Type URL
Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
Binary Package explain-1.4-lp151.2.59.x86_64.rpm
Source Package libexplain-1.4-lp151.2.59.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install explain rpm package:

# zypper install explain




2016-04-11 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Fix building with kernel-4.5 and later
* libexplain-1.4-missing-defines.patch
- Fix rpm group
2015-04-13 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Initial package for version 1.4
- Use patches from fedora
* libexplain-1.4-largefile.patch
* libexplain-1.4-syscall.patch

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