Logging Program Action

Kevin Kinsey kdk at daleco.biz
Mon Oct 3 09:22:19 PDT 2005

Gerard Seibert wrote:

>I am using FreeBSD 5.4. Presently, I am using DADA Mail, a mass mailing
>program similar to MailMan. The program runs fine under FreeBSD, with
>one exception.
>When the program "POPs" a message from the mailbox set up for it, it
>fails to delete the message. This leads to the message being resent
>endlessly unless I remove it manually. The programs' author, Justine
>Simoni, has been unable to correct this problem.
>For the record, I am using QPOPPER, the latest version. If I access this
>mailbox with my usual MUA, the message is downloaded and deleted
>What I am looking for is a program that can log everything that the DADA
>module is doing when it runs. Specifically, when the module that
>accesses the mailbox runs, if possible. Perhaps I could then find out
>what the problem is. DADA is written in PERL.

Dunno if it's what you want, but you might look at ktrace(1).


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