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Re^4: Watch log for string (tail -f)

by bimleshsharma (Beadle)
on Oct 12, 2012 at 07:39 UTC ( #998625=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Watch log for string (tail -f)
in thread Watch log for string (tail -f)

Try this, May this will help

use File::Tail; sub reading_updated_file { my $path=shift; my $count=0; my $file=File::Tail->new($path); while(defined (my $read=$file->read)) { if($read =~ /string_to_match/) { $count++; last if $count ==3; } print "here doing rest statements"; } } &reading_updated_file("path of file_to tail");

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