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Re: Bug#111309: ITP: xtail -- like "tail -f", but works on truncated files, directories, more

On Wed, 5 Sep 2001 21:08:21 +0200, Eric Van Buggenhaut <eric@andago.com> said:
> On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 03:00:08PM -0400, Roderick Schertler wrote:
>> On Wed, 5 Sep 2001 20:44:29 +0200, Eric Van Buggenhaut <eric@andago.com> said:
>>> Does 'x'tail mean it's a GUI app ?
>> Nope.
> Do you want to go for another name then ? I find it quite confusing. mtail
> or multitail might be clearer.

I can see how there might be some confusion.  This program has been
around for a long time, however.  I believe it was first released, as
xtail, in 1989.

Roderick Schertler

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