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Re: Watch log for string (tail -f)

by brap (Pilgrim)
on Oct 11, 2012 at 20:24 UTC ( #998533=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Watch log for string (tail -f)

Hi hmb104,

I believe tail -f is going to keep watching the file in question, and won't complete until it's been interrupted. I wonder if Using File::Tail::select with STDIN? would be of any help to you.

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