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

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


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Versions [RSS] 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.1, 1.2, 1.2.0.1, 1.2.0.2, 1.2.0.3
Dependencies array, base (>=4 && <5), hinotify (==0.3.2), old-locale, process, regex-compat, time, unix [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author Dylan Simon
Maintainer dylan@dylex.net
Category System, Console
Source repo head: darcs get http://dylex.net/src/ztail
Uploaded by DylanSimon at 2012-04-27T20:52:17Z
Distributions LTSHaskell:1.2.0.3, NixOS:1.2.0.3
Executables ztail
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Readme for ztail-1.0.2

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An even more improved version of xtail/tail -f.

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

Example:
  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

TODO:
  configuration file (currently the command line can get unwieldy)

https://dylex.net:9947/src

Suggestions, improvements, patches, complaints welcome.