Diffstat (limited to 'inotail.1')
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 9 deletions
@@ -2,14 +2,14 @@
.\" ** The above line should force tbl to be a preprocessor **
.\" Man page for inotail
-.\" Copyright (c) 2006 Tobias Klauser <email@example.com>
+.\" Copyright (c) 2006-2009 Tobias Klauser <firstname.lastname@example.org>
.\" You may distribute under the terms of the GNU General Public
.\" License as specified in the file COPYING that comes with
-.TH INOTAIL 1 "2006-08-13" "" "Inotify enhanced tail"
+.TH INOTAIL 1 "2009-01-25" "" "Inotify enhanced tail"
inotail \- A fast and lightweight version of tail using inotify
@@ -30,24 +30,27 @@ Currently inotail is not fully compatible to neither POSIX or GNU tail but might
be in the future.
-.B \-c \fIN\fR, \fB\-\-bytes\fR=\fIN\fR
+.B \-c \fIN\fR, \fB\-\-bytes\fR=\fIN
output the last N bytes. If the first character of N is a '+', begin printing
with the Nth character from the start of each file.
-.B \-f, \fB\-\-follow
+.B \-f\fR, \fB\-\-follow
keep the file(s) open and print appended data as the file grows
-.B \-n \fIN\fR, \fB\-\-lines\fR=\fIN\fR
+.B \-n \fIN\fR, \fB\-\-lines\fR=\fIN
output the last N lines (default: 10) If the first character of N is a '+',
begin printing with the Nth line from the start of each file.
-.B \-v, \fB\-\-verbose
-print headers with file names
+.B \-q\fR, \fB\-\-quiet\fR, \fB\-\-silent
+never print headers with file names
-.B \-h, \fB\-\-help
+.B \-v\fR, \fB\-\-verbose
+alway print headers with file names
+.B \-h\fR, \fB\-\-help
show help and exit
-.B \-V, \fB\-\-version
+.B \-V\fR, \fB\-\-version
show inotail version and exit