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Answer: How do I copy out the last line written in a file?

by merlyn (Sage)
on Sep 19, 2000 at 02:07 UTC ( #33036=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > files > How do I copy out the last line written in a file? - Answer contributed by merlyn

And don't forget File::Tail, which can keep up with the file as it grows (of which this request is often a part).

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