Yoshihiro Sasaki
and 3 contributors

NAME

File::Tail::Inotify2 - Simple interface to tail a file using inotify.

SYNOPSIS

    use File::Tail::Inotify2;
    my $watcher = File::Tail::Inotify2->new(
        file    => $filename,
        on_read => sub {
            my $line = shift;
            print $line;
        }
    );
    $watcher->poll;

DESCRIPTION

Yet another module to tail a file. Even if the file are renamed by logrotate(8), this module tail a new file created by logrotate(8).

WARNINGS

This module works on Linux. Other OS are not supported.

METHOD

$watcher = File::Tail::Inotify2->new( file => $filename, on_read => $cb->($read_line) )

Returns a File::Tail::Inotify2 object. If $filename is modified, $cb->($read_line) is called per line.

$watcher->poll

Starts watching a file and will never exit.

SEE ALSO

Linux::Inotify2, File::Tail, File::SmartTail, Tail::Tool

AUTHOR

Yoshihiro Sasaki, <ysasaki at cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2012 by Yoshihiro Sasaki

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.14.2 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.