Re: OT - multitail - Connecting a video camera
Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> In <4AFD57BA.firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com wrote:
>> Sjoerd Hardeman wrote:
>>> What does 'watch' deliver that 'tail -f' does not? 'tail -f' is even
>>> realtime, something that watch is not.
>> Nothing I guess, thanks for pointing this bashism. Time for a "man tail"
>> (that's interesting...).
> The "-f" option to tail is not a bashism. The "-f" option to tail is
> specified in the Single UNIX Specification, version 2 (and possibly other
> Bashisms are features of *bash* that are not required features of the "Shell
> Command Lanaguage" part of the POSIX/SUS lines of specifications. It is not
> an alias for "stuff you didn't know".
Sorry you took it the other way round, that's the "watch blabla" I was
was pointing to, not the perfectly fine "tail -f", I am always more than
happy to leave behind a stupidity ("watch blabla") and learn the proper
way to do things ("tal -f") ;-). My English may be the problem here.