[OFF-TOPIC] Re: Simple Unix utility?
On Sun, Dec 07, 1997 at 12:31:23PM +0100, Torsten Hilbrich wrote:
> cut doesn't buffers everything, grep is to blame. If grep output to a
> non-terminal (e.g. a pipe) it use buffers of 4k (don't remember the
> correct value). Unfortunatly, I don't know any way to get around
If that's the problem, then do
tail -f file | cut -b whatever | grep whatever
and presto, you're outputting to a terminal.
Won't work, of course, if cut has the same problem.
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