The ztail package

[Tags:bsd3, program]

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 (==0.3.2), old-locale, process, regex-compat, time, unix [details]
License BSD3
Author Dylan Simon
Maintainer dylan@dylex.net
Stability Unknown
Category System, Console
Source repository head: darcs get http://dylex.net/src/ztail
Uploaded Fri Apr 27 20:52:17 UTC 2012 by DylanSimon
Distributions NixOS:1.2
Downloads 976 total (22 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs not available [build log]
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Flags

NameDescriptionDefaultType
inotifyEnable inotify supportEnabledAutomatic

Use -f <flag> to enable a flag, or -f -<flag> to disable that flag. More info

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Readme for ztail

Readme for ztail-1.0.2

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.