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Source code changes of the file "multitail.1" between
multitail-6.4.2.tgz and multitail-6.5.0.tgz

About: multitail lets you view one or multiple files like the original tail program.

multitail.1  (multitail-6.4.2.tgz):multitail.1  (multitail-6.5.0.tgz)
MULTITAIL(1) General Commands Manual MULTITAIL(1) MULTITAIL(1) General Commands Manual MULTITAIL(1)
NAME NAME
MultiTail - browse through several files at once MultiTail - browse through several files at once
SYNOPSIS SYNOPSIS
MultiTail [options] multitail [options]
options: [-cs|-Cs|-c-] [-s] [-i] inputfile [-i anotherinputfile] [...] options: [-cs|-Cs|-c-] [-s] [-i] inputfile [-i anotherinputfile] [...]
DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION
The program MultiTail lets you view one or multiple files like the orig inal tail program. The differ- The program MultiTail lets you view one or multiple files like the orig inal tail program. The differ-
ence is that it creates multiple windows on your console (with ncurses). It can also monitor wildcards: ence is that it creates multiple windows on your console (with ncurses). It can also monitor wildcards:
if another file matching the wildcard has a more recent modification date , it will automatically switch if another file matching the wildcard has a more recent modification date , it will automatically switch
to that file. That way you can, for example, monitor a complete directory of files. Merging of 2 or to that file. That way you can, for example, monitor a complete directory of files. Merging of 2 or
even more logfiles is possible. It can also use colors while displaying the logfiles (through regular even more logfiles is possible. It can also use colors while displaying the logfiles (through regular
expressions), for faster recognition of what is important and what not. I t can also filter lines (again expressions), for faster recognition of what is important and what not. I t can also filter lines (again
skipping to change at line 77 skipping to change at line 77
-Q i path -Q i path
Like -q: but merge them all in one window. Like -q: but merge them all in one window.
--new-only --new-only
For -q/-Q: only create windows for files created after MultiTail w as started. For -q/-Q: only create windows for files created after MultiTail w as started.
--closeidle x --closeidle x
Close windows when more then 'x' seconds no new data was processed . Close windows when more then 'x' seconds no new data was processed .
-a x Write the output also to file 'x' (like 'tee') AFTER it was filter -a x Write the output also to file 'x' (like 'tee') AFTER it was filter
ed by MultiTail. ed by MultiTail. Note: you
need to put "-a file" BEFORE to the file you're monitoring!
-A x Write the output also to file 'x' (like 'tee') BEFORE it was filte -A x Write the output also to file 'x' (like 'tee') BEFORE it was filte
red by MultiTail. red by MultiTail. Also see the
note for "-a".
-g x Send the output also to command 'x' AFTER it was filtered by Multi Tail. -g x Send the output also to command 'x' AFTER it was filtered by Multi Tail.
-G x Send the output also to command 'x' BEFORE it was filtered by Mult iTail. -G x Send the output also to command 'x' BEFORE it was filtered by Mult iTail.
-S Prepend merged output with subwindow-number. -S Prepend merged output with subwindow-number.
-t title -t title
With this switch, "title" is displayed in the statusline instead o f the filename or commandline. With this switch, "title" is displayed in the statusline instead o f the filename or commandline.
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