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Re: POE::FollowTail and xterm

by moklevat (Priest)
on Apr 16, 2008 at 15:30 UTC ( #680834=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to POE::FollowTail and xterm

If I understand correctly, you would like to use this followtail script to monitor several log files, and you would like to launch a separate xterm for each separate log file. This is fairly straightforward and you could simply shell script the launching of the followtail script
#!/bin/bash xterm -hold -e /path/to/ /var/log/httpd/access_log > /d +ev/null & xterm -hold -e /path/to/ /var/log/httpd/error_log > /de +v/null &
Is this what you had in mind? I thought briefly that you might want a separate xterm for each message, but that could generate thousands of xterms very quickly, and thus would be silly (to use the technical term).

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