[Top][All Lists]

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

Re: [gpsd-dev] "INSTALL" documentation issue with OS X 10.10 (All BSD's,

From: Greg Troxel
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] "INSTALL" documentation issue with OS X 10.10 (All BSD's, too?)
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:04:14 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.130006 (Ma Gnus v0.6) Emacs/24.4 (berkeley-unix)

Hal Murray <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden said:
>> Documentation in NetBSD agrees with you on '-f'. 
> On Linux:
> tail -f displays new data that gets appended to the end of a file.
> tail -F starts over with at the beginning of a new file if the file gets 
> renamed or reset.
> The latter covers watching log files while logrotate or newsyslog decides 
> it's time for a new log file.

I thought we were talking about stty, not tail.

The real question is "What Would POSIX Do?" to misquote the bumper

Attachment: pgpfv3yhyGXdr.pgp
Description: PGP signature

reply via email to

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