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Re: new tail-mode

From: Hrvoje Niksic
Subject: Re: new tail-mode
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 17:41:43 -0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) XEmacs/21.4 (Rational FORTRAN, linux)

Daniel Pfeiffer <address@hidden> writes:

> I find myself repeatedly reverting some buffers as they grow.  This
> is a nuisance and means font-locking starts from scratch, often
> enough for just one extra line in a 100kb buffer :-(
> Since neither tail.el nor auto-revert-mode.el gave me what I need, I
> did a sort of transparent tail -f within Emacs.  You can even edit
> while the buffer grows.

What I do is `M-x shell' followed by `tail -f'.  Works like a charm,
and also allows editing.

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