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From Alexander Alten-Lorenz <wget.n...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using Flume *only* for tailing?
Date Wed, 26 Jun 2013 08:19:13 GMT
Hi Otis,

Do you mean tailing into one file? Maybe 100 exec sources => Flume => one text file
in a local filesystem?

- Alex

On Jun 25, 2013, at 6:11 PM, Otis Gospodnetic <otis.gospodnetic@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I'm wondering if Flume (its ExecSource?) can be used separately from
> the rest of Flume?
> 
> Specifically, I need to tail a log file from a Java app and then do
> something with each new line.  I just want my Java app to get each new
> line from tailing and process it in some custom way.  In other words,
> I don't really need Flume to be involved in anything beyond tailing
> files.
> 
> Is that doable?
> 
> Thanks,
> Otis
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