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Re: [gpsd-dev] "INSTALL" documentation issue with OS X 10.10 (All BSD's,
Re: [gpsd-dev] "INSTALL" documentation issue with OS X 10.10 (All BSD's, too?)
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:04:14 -0500
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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
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