[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

bug#10442: maybe a bug for "tail"

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: bug#10442: maybe a bug for "tail"
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 09:49:29 +0000
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:6.0) Gecko/20110816 Thunderbird/6.0

tags 10442 notabug

On 01/06/2012 10:58 AM, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> yukuan <address@hidden> writes:
>> When I user "tail -f FILENAME" to follow a file, which is continually 
>> growing, the output sometimes stops. When I press ctrl-c to quit and right 
>> immediately follow the same file, output would continue. And I found the 
>> file is growing while the output stops.
> Does it also happen if you use "tail -F"?

In private mails, the user confirmed that
the file is being renamed, and thus -F is required.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]