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 <email@example.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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
>>> Does 'x'tail mean it's a GUI app ?
> 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.