An agent provides an opaque handle that can describe internal interface structures. The agent also provides a mechanism of communication between the exported and imported interfaces. The rtld-debugger interface is intended to be used by a debugger which can manipulate several processes at the same time, these agents are used to identify the process.
Is an opaque structure that is created by the controlling process to identify the target process that is passed between the exported and imported interface.
Is an opaque structure created by the rtld-debugger interface that identifies the target process that is passed between the exported and imported interface.