|ACCT(2)||System Calls Manual||ACCT(2)|
acct() call enables or disables the collection of system accounting records. If file is
NULL, accounting is disabled. If file is an existing, NUL-terminated pathname, record collection is enabled and for every process initiated which terminates under normal conditions an accounting record is appended to file. Abnormal conditions of termination are reboots or other fatal system problems. Records for processes which never terminate cannot be produced by
acct() is only available on kernels compiled with the
For more information on the record structure used by
This call is permitted only to the superuser.
acct() will fail if one of the following is true:
NAME_MAXcharacters, or an entire pathname (including the terminating NUL) exceeded
acct() function call appeared in Version 7 AT&T UNIX.
|September 10, 2015||OpenBSD-current|