following forks

Daniel Jacobowitz drow at
Tue Nov 18 08:12:02 UTC 2003

On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 09:22:41AM +0100, Michal Ludvig wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 01:05:03PM +0100, Michal Ludvig wrote:
> > > Or is there an easier way to follow forks? (inspecting all syscalls
> > > feels like an overkill for this task...)
> >
> > If you can use recent kernels, take a look at the way I do it at GDB.
> That way it's really easy! Thanks ;-)
> Is there a documentation (or updated manpage for ptrace) somewhere?
> There is not a word about ptrace(PTRACE_SETOPTIONS) and all those
> PTRACE_O_TRACE* flags in my manpages and it's not too comfortable to use
> gdb sources as a reference ;-)

No, there is no documentation about any of this anywhere - I recommend
the kernel source or the GDB source :)  If you want to write something
maybe I'll put up a web page about it or something.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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