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SubjectRe: Kernel hook for open
On Mon, Nov 06, 2000 at 03:55:41PM +0200, Catalin BOIE wrote:
> I wish to know if there is something like a kernel hook for open function.
> I want to monitor a file (someting like watchdog on Solaris) and to read
> from my own process (module?) and from the file.

I don't know what watchdog is, but maybe strace is what you want (man
strace for more info).

> I tried with LD_SO_PRELOAD but it haven't any effect on the so libraries.
> For example:
> If I use function getpwent (that is in a so library) and my home
> made .so library that overwrite "open" function and is in
> /etc/ld.so.preload file it doesn't work.
> Of course, if I use open ("/etc/hosts") the so library execute my
> function.

Use LD_PRELOAD instead.


Erik

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