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Re: tail -f <file name> locks <file name>

On Tue, Apr 27, 1999 at 03:12:47PM -0400, wrote:
>This has not been the original intention of 'tail -f': This command should
>enable the user
>to watch the contents of a file grow. If this file is locked by the tail
>command, the writing process
>will run on error.

Patches gratefully accepted.


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