ztail: Multi-file, colored, filtered log tailer.

[ bsd3, console, program, system ] [ Propose Tags ]

An even more improved version of xtail/tail -f, including inotify support, full regex-based filtering, substitution, and colorization.

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Versions 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.1, 1.2,,
Dependencies array, base (<4), hinotify, old-locale, process, regex-compat, time, unix [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author Dylan Simon
Maintainer dylan@dylex.net
Category System, Console
Uploaded by DylanSimon at Sun Nov 16 00:54:25 UTC 2008
Distributions LTSHaskell:, NixOS:, Stackage:, openSUSE:
Executables ztail
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An even more improved version of xtail/tail -f.

 - ghc
 - hinotify (http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/hinotify)

  ztail -I -r300 \
	-c bright,red /var/log/kernel \
	-c yellow /var/log/daemon \
	-a -c blue -t '%b %d %H:%M:%S' -h '\@ ' /var/log/Xorg.0.log


Suggestions, improvements, patches, complaints welcome.