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

On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 08:39:06AM -0400, Roderick Schertler wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Version: N/A; reported 2001-09-05
> Severity: wishlist
> xtail watches the growth of files.  It's like running a "tail -f" on
> a bunch of files at once.  It notices if a file is trunated and starts
> from the beginning.  You can specify both filenames and directories on
> the command line.  If you specify a directory, it watches all the files
> in that directory.  It will notice when new files are created (and start
> watching them) or when old files are deleted (and stop watching them).

Does 'x'tail mean it's a GUI app ? 

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