ACCT(5) Linux Programmer s Manual ACCT(5)
NAME acct - execution accounting file
SYNOPSIS #include <sys/acct.h>
DESCRIPTION If the kernel was compiled with the process accounting option enabled, the system call acct("/somewhere/accountingfile"); will start the process accounting. Each time a process terminates a record for this process is appended to the accounting file. The accounting structure struct acct is also described in the file /usr/include/linux/acct.h.
SEE ALSO lastcomm(1), sa(1), acct(2), accton(8).
Linux 2003-11-01 ACCT(5)