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.Dd October 18, 1993
.Dt ACCTON 8
.Os BSD 4
.Sh NAME
.Nm accton
.Nd enable/disable system accounting
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm accton
.Op Ar file
.Sh DESCRIPTION
With an argument naming an existing
.Ar file ,
.Nm accton
causes system accounting information for every process executed
to be placed at the end of the file.  If no argument is given,
accounting is turned off.
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr lastcomm 1 ,
.Xr acct 5
.Sh HISTORY
The
.Nm accton
command has existed nearly forever, but this man page is new.