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 [faq] 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.1, 1.2,,
Dependencies array (==0.5.*), base (>=4.9 && <5), bytestring (==0.10.*), filepath (==1.4.*), hinotify (>=0.3.6 && <0.5), process (>=1.2 && <1.7), regex-posix (==0.*), time (>=1.5 && <1.10), unix (==2.7.*), unordered-containers (==0.2.*) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Author Dylan Simon
Maintainer dylan@dylex.net
Revised Revision 2 made by DylanSimon at 2020-07-01T02:48:28Z
Category System, Console
Source repo head: darcs get http://hub.darcs.net/dylex/ztail
Uploaded by DylanSimon at 2018-04-10T18:29:51Z
Distributions LTSHaskell:, NixOS:, Stackage:
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

  configuration file (currently the command line can get unwieldy)


Suggestions, improvements, patches, complaints welcome.