Provided by: acct_6.3.99+6.4pre1-1_i386 bug


       dump-acct -  print an acct file in human-readable format


              [ -r | --reverse ] [ -R | --raw ] [ -n | --num recs ] [ -h |
              --help ] [ files ]


       dump-acct filename prints a list of all executed processes.  This list
       is written by the kernel which must be compiled with BSD process
       accounting enabled.  It must be started with accton(5).  Note that on
       Debian systems, the is ensured via the init script /etc/init.d/acct.

       All fields are separated by vertical line.  Fields are: command, user
       time, system time, effective time, uid, gid, memory, io, time.  User,
       system and effective times are ticks per second.  One tick is usually
       1/50 of a second. The time field shows the start time of the process.


       -h, --help
              Prints the usage string and default locations of system
              files to standard output and exits.

       -n, --num recs
              Number of lines to print.

       -r, --reverse
              Start printing from last records.

       -R, --raw
              Print raw records, not human-readable.


       acct   The system wide process accounting file. See acct(5) (or


       The GNU accounting utilities were written by Noel Cragg
       <>. The man page was written by Ognyan Kulev
       <> for Debian GNU systems (but may be used
       by others).


       acct(5), ac(8)

                                 2000 July 19                     DUMP-ACCT(8)