strace a program

strace -ttvfo /tmp/logfile -s 1024 program
How to figure out what a program is doing. -tt detailed timestamps -f also strace any child processes -v be very verbose, even with common structures -o write output to file -s N capture up to N characters of strings, rather than abbreviating with ...

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2013-07-06 08:19:29

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