Manual Reference Pages - MULTITAIL (1)
multitail - watch output sent to a file
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multitail opens the named file for reading, and outputs data appended to the
file as it grows.
If a new file is put in place of the original filename, the original
file is closed and the file is reopened.
Seek to the end of file before producing any output from the original
This is the default.
Do not seek to the end of file before producing any output.
This will cause the entire file to be output.
This program is useful for watching output written to the
current log file produced by
multitail is very similar to GNU
tail. An equivalent command would be:
tail -n -0 --follow=name FILENAME
multitail cant count lines or bytes from the beginning or end of the file.
If you need these features, download and install GNU textutils.
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