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Trace shared library calls through PLT.

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NAME

sotruss - trace shared library calls through PLT

SYNOPSIS

sotruss [OPTION...] [--] EXECUTABLE [EXECUTABLE-OPTION...]

DESCRIPTION

sotruss is a small wrapper around ld.so 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.

OPTIONS

-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 --usage Give a short usage message --version Print program version

AUTHOR

Written by Ulrich Drepper.
Copyright © 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

SEE ALSO

ld.so(8).
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