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sotruss: trace shared library calls through PLT


sotruss - trace shared library calls through PLT


sotruss [,OPTION/...] [,--/] ,EXECUTABLE /[,EXECUTABLE-OPTION/...]


sotruss is a small wrapper around that runs the specified executable until it exits. It intercepts and produce a trace of the dynamic library calls which are called by the executed process via the Procedure Linkage Table (PLT). It outputs the caller, the calle and the parameters as each call is executed.


-F, --from FROMLIST
Trace calls from objects on FROMLIST.
-T, --to TOLIST
Trace calls to objects on TOLIST.
-e, --exit
Also show exits from the function calls.
-f, --follow
Trace child processes as they are created by currently traced processes as a result of the fork(2) system call.
-o, --output FILENAME
Write output to FILENAME (or FILENAME. in case -f is also used) instead of standard error.
-?, --help
Give this help list
Give a short usage message
Print program version


Written by Ulrich Drepper.


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