FreeBSD-i386-Ptrace reviews

cpanratings
 

RSS | Module Info | Add a review of FreeBSD-i386-Ptrace

FreeBSD-i386-Ptrace (0.03) *****

The "ptrace" system call provides a way to control a running process, such as catching system calls. This module is specific to the FreeBSD operating system on the Intel 386 processor.

I came to this module after trying fairly unsuccessfully to work out how to call the poorly-documented FreeBSD ptrace. I was looking for an example of ptrace in C. As it happens, Dan Kogai's Perl module was the best thing available for information on these functions. I ended up unwrapping Dan's Perl example into C.

Besides that, it's also a very useful module in itself, if you need to access ptrace in FreeBSD.

Ben Bullock - 2009-11-27T06:58:03 (permalink)

4 out of 5 found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you?  Yes No