A detailed description of ltrace and its features is beyond the scope of this book. For more information, see the resources listed below.
ltrace(1) — The manual page for the
ltrace utility provides detailed information about its usage. To display the manual page for the version included in Red Hat Developer Toolset, type:
scl enable devtoolset-4 'man ltrace'
ltrace for RHEL 6 and 7
— This article on the Red Hat Developer Blog offers additional in-depth information (including practical examples) on how to use ltrace
for application debugging.
Chapter 8, strace
provides information on how to trace program system calls using the strace
Chapter 10, memstomp
documents how to use the memstomp
utility to identify calls to library functions with overlapping memory regions that are not allowed by various standards.