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Thu Jul 27 16:01:40 EDT 2000
Thursday, July 27, 2000, 9:50:40 PM, you wrote:
>> Hi i like color logs but this only processes complete logs and then
>> ends. I want to use it like tail ti put the new added live to
>> /dev/tty12 like tail!
>> Please help!
MP> Dunno why this went to the list, but I feel the need to head
MP> off bad marketing. ACL does the above, the same way tail
MP> does. Granted, it doesn't do `tail`ing itself, but in the
MP> spirit of Unix
MP> tail -f logfile | acl > /dev/tty12
MP> works just fine. Of course, the better way to do it is
MP> to do a named pipe using `mkfifo`
MP> acl < /dev/logdata > /dev/tty12
MP> BTW, beware of old syslogds that would stop logging if
MP> data was sent to a named pipe that wasn't read from. I
MP> found this out the hard way.
MP> Sorry for the wasted slots.
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Ok thanks, it works now, but i still have the "4 packet display
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