Enables to trace a process, get and send signals for the traced process.
gcc -shared -fpic src/childtrace.c -o libchildtrace.so node lib/childtrace.js <process id> <number of retries>
add: Takes process pid and number of retries to attach to this process detach: Takes process pid and number of retries to detach from this process getsignal: Takes a process pid and runs infinitely to get the traced process signals. setsignal: Sends a signal to a given process by pid.
rchunduru@rchunduru-develop:~$ ps -aef |grep server 1000 26725 26313 99 18:57 pts/5 00:00:03 ./server node examples/childtrace.js 26725 5 rchunduru@rchunduru-develop:~$ kill -SIGHUP 26725 arguments are 26725 5 Starting to attach to the process and monitor it start with pid 26725 retries 5 successfully attached to the process Got signal stopped by signal 1 Detach from the process successfully detached from process Signalled the process.