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Re: Bug in tail program in Fedora Core 6

From: Kim
Subject: Re: Bug in tail program in Fedora Core 6
Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2006 22:45:41 +0000
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Oh yes, the output is:

head: cannot open `+2' for reading: No such file or directory


On Sat, Dec 23, 2006 at 10:44:57PM +0000, Kim wrote:
> It appears as if the tail +n functionality has disappeared. The info tail 
> output still states that
> something like tail +2 should output from the second line onwards, as does 
> man tail.
> This functionality has been in tail on unixes from days of old (> 20 years) 
> and I for one have written many
> scripts that use this, such as:
> ls -l | tail +2
> in order to get rid of the first line with the Total number of files.
> Kim

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