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Bug#491060: ITP: python-ptrace -- Python bindings for ptrace

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Pierre Chifflier <pollux@debian.org>

* Package name    : python-ptrace
  Version         : 0.3.1
  Upstream Author : Victor Stinner <victor.stinner@haypocalc.com>
* URL             : http://fusil.hachoir.org/trac/wiki/Ptrace
* License         : GPLv2
  Programming Lang: Python
  Description     : Python bindings for ptrace

This package provides Python bindings for the ptrace library. It allows
to control, debug, or modify processes using the ptrace syscall.


 * High level Python object API
 * Able to control multiple processes: catch fork events
 * Read/write bytes to arbitrary addresses
 * Execution step by step using ptrace_singlestep() or hardware int 3
 * Can use distorm disassembler
 * Dump registers, memory mappings, stack, etc.
 * Syscall tracer and parser (strace command)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.25-2-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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