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critical impact:

ptrace - obsolete; use ttrace (CrUn3)

KN Impacts SIG Impacts

Problem description

The ptrace function exists on Tru64 UNIX, but not on HP-UX. However, a replacement technology exists in ttrace.

The ptrace function traces the execution of a child process.


C/C++ Functionsptrace          

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Solution description

Use ttrace to achieve similar results.

The correct way for applications to trace execution of a child process is to use ttrace. Note that ttrace might not behave exactly the same as ptrace. Review your code and applicable manpages for more information on ttrace.

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Problem summary

classifications source types OS release severity type
KN, SIG C, C++ any HP-UX 11i version critical unavailable
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