Subject: bin/30470: tail -40 -f ignore -40 option
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/08/2005 21:50:01
>Number:         30470
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       tail -40 -f ignore -40 option
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Jun 08 21:50:01 +0000 2005
>Originator:     Christoph Badura
>Release:        NetBSD 2.0_STABLE
System: NetBSD limiting-factor 2.0_STABLE NetBSD 2.0_STABLE (GENERIC_LAPTOP) #3: Thu Apr 21 21:26:50 MEST 2005 bad@limiting-factor:/m/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/GENERIC_LAPTOP i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
tail -40 -f displays only the last 20 lines before following the file even
if the file has more than 20 lines.
This used to work in e.g. 1.5.3.
yes lame | sed 41q >/tmp/zorch; tail -40 -f /tmp/zorch