sotruss(1)



SOTRUSS(1)                       User Commands                      SOTRUSS(1)

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 exe-
       cutable 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
       Copyright (C) 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).

sotruss                            May 2014                         SOTRUSS(1)

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