[lug] Stack trace question

Chris Riddoch socket at peakpeak.com
Wed Aug 16 16:54:25 MDT 2000

"Dan Wilson" <danwilson100 at hotmail.com> writes:

> In my program I want to trace the stack and see every function within
> the stack and what module it is coming from.  If main() calls foo() from
> foo.so and foo called bar() from bar.so and bar() called myfunction() from
> mylibrary.so,  In myfunction() I want to see bar() coming from bar.so
> and foo() coming from foo.so and so on.  No clue how to do this any
> help is greatly appreciated.

I believe strace might do what you want.  Either that or gdb.  gdb has
a front-end you can run under X called ddd, but I've never used it,

Chris Riddoch
socket at peakpeak.com

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