sean finney on 14 Oct 2009 15:08:34 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] 'logtail' Re: 'logcheck'


On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 03:01:01PM -0700, Edmond Rodriguez wrote:
> Am I missing something here? Is there a simple canned way to stay simple with logtail, but still deal with the rotation.  I guess I could look at the inode myself, and check to see if a new file exists, then run logtail on the old inode with the recorded offset.  Then run logtail again on the new file. 

maybe with gnu tail(1), using --follow=name vs --follow=descriptor?


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