Re: see what files are touched by a program
Steven <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> So you manually start program-A and program-A starts program-B right?
> Yes, exactly, I was not clear on that in my first message, but that is
> the case. Program-B will then read and write from/to a file, and I would
> like to know which file.
I am assuming you are on i386 or amd64. You can run
strace -o s -s4096 -f program-A
and then "grep open s | grep -v O_RDONLY" to see what files are being
opened for writing.