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Manual Reference Pages  -  SHTOOL-PROP (1)

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NAME

shtool prop - GNU shtool propeller processing indication

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

shtool prop [-p|--prefix str]

DESCRIPTION

This command displays a processing indication though a running propeller. It is intended to be run at the end of a pipe ("|") sequence where on stdin logging/processing informations found. For every line on stdin the propeller advances one step clock-wise.

OPTIONS

The following command line options are available.
-p, --prefix str Set a particular prefix str which is displayed in front of the propeller. The default is no prefix string.

EXAMPLE



 #   shell script
 configure 2>&1 |\
     tee logfile |\
     shtool prop -p "Configuring sources"



HISTORY

The GNU shtool prop command was originally written by Ralf S. Engelschall <rse@engelschall.com> in 1998 for mod_ssl. It was later taken over into GNU shtool.

SEE ALSO

shtool(1).
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18-Jul-2008 SHTOOL-PROP.TMP (1) shtool 2.0.8

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