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Re^3: Suffering with buffering - how to wake 'less'

by ikegami (Patriarch)
on Jan 12, 2010 at 21:59 UTC ( #817068=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Suffering with buffering - how to wake 'less'
in thread Suffering with buffering - how to wake 'less'

producer > file & less file ; rm file
doesn't work since less isn't expecting the file to change.
producer > file ; less file ; rm file
works, but less will only start up once the producer has ended.

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Re^4: Suffering with buffering - how to wake 'less'
by benizi (Hermit) on Jan 12, 2010 at 22:34 UTC

    Oops. I'd typo'ed. I meant 'tail -f' where I said 'less'.

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