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LDD(1)			  BSD General Commands Manual			LDD(1)

NAME
     ldd -- list dynamic object	dependencies

SYNOPSIS
     ldd [-v] [-f format] program ...

DESCRIPTION
     ldd displays all shared objects that are needed to	run the	given program
     or	to load	the given shared object.  Contrary to nm(1), the list includes
     "indirect"	dependencies that are the result of needed shared objects
     which themselves depend on	yet other shared objects.

     Zero, one or two -f options may be	given.	The argument is	a format
     string passed to rtld(1) and allows customization of ldd's	output.	 See
     rtld(1) for a list	of recognized conversion characters.

     The -v option displays an verbose listing of the dynamic linking headers
     encoded in	the executable.	 See the source	code and include files for the
     definitive	meaning	of all the fields.

SEE ALSO
     ld(1), nm(1), rtld(1)

HISTORY
     A ldd utility first appeared in SunOS 4.0,	it appeared in its current
     form in FreeBSD 1.1.

     The -v support is based on	code written by	John Polstra <jdp@polstra.com>

BSD			       October 22, 1993				   BSD

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