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.SH DESCRIPTION
.B inotail
-is a drop-in replacement for the 'tail' program found in the base
-installation of every Linux/UNIX system. It makes use of the inotify
-infrastructure in recent versions of the Linux kernel to speed up tailing files
-in the follow mode (the '\-f' option). Currently inotail is not fully compatible
-to neither POSIX or GNU tail but might be in the future. \fINote:\fR inotail
-will not work on systems running kernels without Inotify. To enable Inotify ,
-please set CONFIG_INOTIFY=y in your kernel configuration and recompile it.
+is a replacement for the 'tail' program found in the base installation of every
+Linux/UNIX system. It makes use of the inotify infrastructure in recent versions
+of the Linux kernel to speed up tailing files in the follow mode (the '\-f'
+option). Standard tail polls the file every second by default while inotail
+listens to special events sent by the kernel through the inotify API to
+determine whether a file needs to be reread. \fINote:\fR inotail will not work
+on systems running kernels without Inotify. To enable Inotify , please set
+CONFIG_INOTIFY=y in your kernel configuration and recompile it.
+.PP
+Currently inotail is not fully compatible to neither POSIX or GNU tail but might
+be in the future.
.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.B \-c \fIN\fR, \fB\-\-bytes\fR=\fIN\fR
40e7811c4ec1965760ee4643b5bbc9cfacbb3'>net: vrf: Implement get_saddr for IPv6David Ahern1-0/+11 2016-06-15net: l3mdev: Remove const from flowi6 arg to get_rt6_dstDavid Ahern1-3/+3 2016-06-08net: Add l3mdev ruleDavid Ahern1-0/+12 2016-05-11net: l3mdev: Add hook in ip and ipv6David Ahern1-0/+42 2016-05-09net: l3mdev: Move get_saddr and rt6_dstDavid Ahern1-53/+3 2016-02-26net: l3mdev: address selection should only consider devices in L3 domainDavid Ahern1-2/+2 2016-01-06Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/netDavid S. Miller1-6/+10 2016-01-04net: Propagate lookup failure in l3mdev_get_saddr to callerDavid Ahern1-6/+10 2015-12-18net: l3mdev: Add master device lookup by indexDavid Ahern1-0/+23 2015-10-13net: Add IPv6 support to l3mdevDavid Ahern1-0/+46 2015-10-07net: Add source address lookup op for VRFDavid Ahern1-0/+27 2015-09-29net: Move netif_index_is_l3_master to l3mdev.hDavid Ahern1-0/+24 2015-09-29net: Introduce L3 Master device abstractionDavid Ahern1-0/+125