turbotail

What is it?

A drop-in replacement for the original (GNU-)tail program which uses the SGI FAM daemon (which is included in all major Linux distributions like Debian) instead of polling every second(!).

Download

turbotail-0.3.tgz

Changelog:

0.3 turbotail now uses the FAM daemon so it should now also compile & run on other UNIX platforms as well
0.2
0.1 Initial release

Links

 You might be interested in MultiTail: that program enables you to monitor logfiles and output of commands. turbotail makes it more efficient.


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