Re: Prcoessing outoput from tail


#1

Cool, thanks I will check this out. In the mean time I think I figured
out a work around, the only problem left is to figure out how to make
this thread-able:

IO.popen(‘tail -F foo.txt’) {|file|
while line = file.gets
puts line
end
}

The “while line” was what helped and I even tried the file rolling and
tail complained but picked up the new file, so ijust need to process
that error. Do you see any advantage using this over the gem (this way
I don’t have to make everyone download the gem as well).

TIA!
Phy

----- Original Message ----
From: Gustav P. removed_email_address@domain.invalid
To: ruby-talk ML removed_email_address@domain.invalid
Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2007 3:41:12 PM
Subject: Re: Prcoessing outoput from tail

Phy P. wrote:


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Check out the file-tail gem:

http://file-tail.rubyforge.org/

Cheery-o,
Gustav P.


#2

Phy P. wrote:

TIA!
Phy

Great! Looks like that works fine. I haven’t used the file-tail gem,
just remember having seen it somewhere a while ago, so I can’t give you
much feedback on it. You mention making the code ‘thread-able’…what do
you mean exactly?

Gustav