Find dependencies

Renaud Métrich rmetrich at
Sat Sep 18 17:24:26 UTC 2021

That's indeed interesting feature, it's not rare that I need to know which
dir curdir is as well. I think this could be implemented as a decoder to
AT_CWD, e.g. AT_CWD</some/path>.
I'll try working on this next week.

On Thursday, September 9, 2021, Guy <galfandary at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using strace to find dependencies of complex system processes.
> A dependency for me is a file that is successfully accessed and that
> was not previously created by the process.
> The main missing piece is the ability to get the full path of the file
> being accessed.
> I added the equivalent of "pwdx pid" to the code.
> The only problem is with those "at" calls which are relative to dirfd.
> Still working on that one.
> I think it would be a nice enhancement to have an option to get the full
> Thanks,
> Guy
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