14.3. Additional Resources

A detailed description of Dyninst and its features is beyond the scope of this book. For more information, see the resources listed below.

Installed Documentation

The devtoolset-4-dyninst-doc package installs the following documents in the /opt/rh/devtoolset-4/root/usr/share/doc/devtoolset-4-dyninst-doc-8.2.1/ directory:
  • Dyninst Programmer's Guide — A detailed description of the Dyninst API is stored in the DyninstAPI.pdf file.
  • DynC API Programmer's Guide — An introduction to DynC API is stored in the dynC_API.pdf file.
  • ParseAPI Programmer's Guide — An introduction to the ParseAPI is stored in the ParseAPI.pdf file.
  • PatchAPI Programmer's Guide — An introduction to PatchAPI is stored in the PatchAPI.pdf file.
  • ProcControlAPI Programmer's Guide — A detailed description of ProcControlAPI is stored in the ProcControlAPI.pdf file.
  • StackwalkerAPI Programmer's Guide — A detailed description of StackwalkerAPI is stored in the stackwalker.pdf file.
  • SymtabAPI Programmer's Guide — An introduction to SymtabAPI is stored in the SymtabAPI.pdf file.
  • InstructionAPI Reference Manual — A detailed description of the InstructionAPI is stored in the InstructionAPI.pdf file.
For information on how to install this package on your system, see Section 14.1, “Installing Dyninst”.

Online Documentation

See Also

  • Chapter 1, Red Hat Developer Toolset provides an overview of Red Hat Developer Toolset and more information on how to install it on your system.
  • Chapter 11, SystemTap provides an introduction to SystemTap and explains how to use it to monitor the activities of a running system.
  • Chapter 12, Valgrind explains how to use Valgrind to profile applications and detect memory errors and memory management problems, such as the use of uninitialized memory, improper allocation and freeing of memory, and the use of improper arguments in system calls.
  • Chapter 13, OProfile explains how to use OProfile to determine which sections of code consume the greatest amount of CPU time and why.