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Re: [SLUG] tailing, following and filtering
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] tailing, following and filtering
- From: Penedo <penedo@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 13:30:50 +1100
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On 23/11/06, Matthew Hannigan <mlh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 08:23:37AM +1100, Penedo wrote:
> On 23/11/06, Howard Lowndes <lannet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >I want to tail -f the syslog file but I only want to see what I want to
> >see and I don't want to see what I don't what to see. The idea is to
> >tail follow through a filter. Is that possible.
> What's wrong with "tail -f syslog | grep ..."?
Can you elaborate? It works for me (I mean - I get the output through
grep as soon as tail wakes up and reads the line).