Tracing Program

Gerard Seibert gerard at
Fri Feb 24 14:12:56 PST 2006

Chris wrote:

> Greetings,
> Are you using Sendmail? If so, check your /var/log/maillog. That should
> at least point you in the right direction.
> Best wishes,
> Chris
There is nothing worth noting in the maillog. I need to trace the DADA
module to see what it is actually doing. The developer does not have
access to a FreeBSD machine so he cannot tell why it works correctly on
Linux but not FreeBSD.
> Quoting Gerard Seibert <gerard at>:
> > I have a program. DADA Mail, which is unfortunately not available in the
> > ports system. One of the modules supports a discussion list. It is
> > designed to POP a message from the mailbox and send it. Unfortunately,
> > it is failing to delete the message from the mailbox after sending it.
> >
> > I need a program that I can run in conjunction with this program that
> > can produce a log of everything that is happening when the module is
> > running so I can send it to the developer of DADA. Perhaps someone could
> > suggest something that would accomplish that. I am not talking a 'script'
> > which only records output to the screen. I need one that will record
> > exactly what the program is actually doing; i.e, system calls, etc.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > --
> > Gerard Seibert
> > gerard at

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