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Re: tail pipe

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Jun 20, 2013 at 17:55 UTC ( #1040007=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to tail pipe

This works for me:

#! perl -slw use strict; my $tail = "c:\\Program Files (x86)\\Windows Resource Kits\\Tools\\tai +l.exe"; ## Create an asynchronous process writing a file to tail system 1, q[ perl -E"$|++; sleep(1),say for 1 .. 1000" > log ];; ## Note: the quoting. my $pid = open PIPE, '-|', qq[ "$tail" /f log ] or die $!;; ## Print the output till the pipe runs dry print while <PIPE>;; __END__ C:\test>junk29 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Terminating on signal SIGINT(2) Terminating on signal SIGINT(2) C:\test>TAIL: write() failed C:\test>

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[Corion]: Oh yay. $project has faffed around for 2 years and now pushed a hasty 2 weeks solution into production without telling me. Of course, the new data also needs changes on my side to be processed correctly. Now they try to raise incidents against my ...
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