2 files changed, 6 insertions, 5 deletions
@@ -18,11 +18,12 @@ Requirements
-inotail is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License Version 2.
-You can find the full text in the file LICENSE in the source tree of inotail.
+inotail is licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
+or later. You can find the full text in the file LICENSE in the source tree of
The files inotify.h and inotify-syscalls.h were taken from the source tree of
the Linux kernel and slightly altered. Both are licensed under the terms of the
-GNU General Public License v2.
+GNU General Public License version 2.
-- Tobias Klauser <email@example.com>
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@
.TH INOTAIL 1 "2006-08-13" "" "Inotify enhanced tail"
-inotail \- A fast and light version of tail using inotify
+inotail \- A fast and lightweight version of tail using inotify
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ 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 a kernel without inotify. To enable inotify, please set
-CONFIG_INOTIFY=y in your kernel configuration and recompile it.
+CONFIG_INOTIFY=y in your Linux kernel configuration and recompile it.
Currently inotail is not fully compatible to neither POSIX or GNU tail but might
be in the future.