ltrace intercepts and records dynamic library calls which are called by an executed process and the signals received by that process. It can also intercept and print the system calls executed by the program.

ltrace was originally authored by Juan Cespedes.

Getting it

Latest stable version is 0.7.3. You can download it here.

Your Linux distribution will probably have it available. If using Debian or Ubuntu, you can install it with "apt-get install ltrace"

Anonymous GIT access is available via git:// You can also browse the GIT repository

If you have contributions to make you can be given GIT write access, please contact Juan Cespedes.


Please report bugs via the Debian bug tracking system.

Discussion happens on the ltrace-devel list.

Last modified: Wed Aug 13 10:40:18 CEST 2014