NAME

Tail::Tool - Tool for sophisticated tailing of files

VERSION

This documentation refers to Tail::Tool version 0.4.8.

SYNOPSIS

   use Tail::Tool;

   # Create a new Tail::Tool object tailing /tmp/test.log
   # with the spacing plugin initialised.
   my $tt = Tail::Tool->new(
       files => [
           '/tmpl/test.log',
       ],
       Spacing => {
           short_time  => 2,
           short_lines => 2,
           long_time   => 5,
           long_lines  => 10,
       },
       ...
   );

   # run the tail
   $tt->tail();

DESCRIPTION

SUBROUTINES/METHODS

tail ()

Description: Start tailing?

run ($file, $first)

Param: $file - Tail::Tool::File - The file to run

Param: $first - bool - Specifies that this is the first time run has been called.

run ( $file )

Runs the the tailing of $file.

default_printer ( @lines )

Prints @lines to STDOUT

DIAGNOSTICS

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT

DEPENDENCIES

INCOMPATIBILITIES

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS

There are no known bugs in this module.

Please report problems to Ivan Wills (ivan.wills@gmail.com).

Patches are welcome.

AUTHOR

Ivan Wills - (ivan.wills@gmail.com)

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2010 Ivan Wills (14 Mullion Close, Hornsby Heights, NSW, Australia). All rights reserved.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See perlartistic. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.