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Bug#113141: ITP: colorize -- A robust log colorizer in Perl

    Hello Gergely,

On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 04:40:58PM +0200, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> colorize doesn't suck :)

    Glad you had more reasons than that.  :-)

> Without much configuration, swatch --examine=/var/log/syslog looked
> ugly as hell. swatch seemed to highlight whole lines, while colorize
> highlights words, which is (imho) far better, and does it by default,
> which is good.

    Well, I don't know about ugly.  I certainly expect to have to configure
a log monitor in order to have it behave as I'd like, but I think you're
correct, the option to highlight words rather than just lines is a good one.

> According to colorize upstream, nrg.martos.bme.hu will be offline for
> a while, so, you can grab colorize from incoming :)

    I'll check it out when I get a chance, but I'm pretty invested in my
very complicated swatch rules.  *grin*  Thanks for the extra details.


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