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Mac OS X Tiger in a Nutshell by Jason McIntosh, Chuck Toporek, Chris Stone, Andy Lester

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Name

vmmap

Synopsis

vmmap [options] PID

Displays the virtual memory regions associated with PID. vmmap displays the starting address, region size, read/write permissions for the page, sharing mode for the page, and the page purpose. This can be useful information for programmers especially, who often need to understand the memory allocation of a given process.

Options

-allSplitLibs

Print information about all shared system split libraries, even if they have not been loaded.

-d seconds

Display the difference between two snapshots taken seconds seconds apart.

-interleaved

Print regions in address order, instead of grouping writable and non-writable regions.

-pages

Print sizes in pages, not kilobytes.

-resident

Show resident memory as well as virtual.

-submap

Print information about submaps.

-w, -wide

Display wide output.

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