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From Glenn McAllister <>
Subject Re: how to multiple logging output
Date Mon, 12 Mar 2001 14:22:39 GMT
Ken Wood wrote:

> There is also the old fashioned way....
> Launch your build in the background with logging to a file
> say, Xyz.log, and then do "tail -f Xyz.log" to
> watch it on screen. If you are on a brain dead
> OS that doesn't know how to do a task in
> the background, in another window do "tail -f Xyz.log"
> You can have your cake and eat it too...

Fair enough.  It had better be good cake though... :-)

I've done it that way myself in the past.  However, I felt a general solution
was more appropriate, as using tail is un*x specific (not everyone wants to
install Cygwin :-]).


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