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FishMonger
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May 16, 2013, 2:23 PM


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Re: [BillKSmith] File::Tail Problems

Earlier post from Dave

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From the command line tail -f > file.txt has the same problem.


That tells me that the problem is probably at the OS level. However, we haven't been given any details on how/when he's viewing file.txt. Is it as it's being written to via another tail -f process in a separate terminal window? Or is the tail -f process being killed and the file then loaded into a text editor?

I often redirect the output of tail -f of large fast growing log files and have never come across his reported issue.


(This post was edited by FishMonger on May 16, 2013, 2:27 PM)


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Post edited by FishMonger (Veteran) on May 16, 2013, 2:26 PM
Post edited by FishMonger (Veteran) on May 16, 2013, 2:27 PM


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