[TriZPUG] determining libraries for python programs

Joseph Tate dragonstrider at gmail.com
Sun Nov 21 06:32:37 CET 2010

The best way to see what your app uses is to strace it.  You can look
just for the "open" syscall.  If you drop to a debugging prompt, you
can inspect sys.modules to see what has been imported.


On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 9:36 AM, Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack at wm7d.net> wrote:
> For a regular binary you can use ldd to determine the dynamic libraries.
> What do you do to determine the libraries used for a python program? I have
> a python program that uses tkInter, but when I do ldd on
> /usr/local/bin/python, libtk doesn't show up. My python program must ask for
> libtk. How do I check the libraries that the my python program calls?
> Thanks Joe
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