tailed

evented file tailing (tail -f + EventEmitter)

npm install tailed
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tailed

Build Status

under development

example

var tailed = require('tailed');

var logFilePath = __dirname + '/logs/development.log';

tailed(logFilePath, function(err, tail){
  if(err) { /* error handling code */ }

  tail.on('data', function(data){
    console.log(data);
  });
});

note: API is still in flux

things tailed handles

  • any encoding supported by node buffers
  • tailed files getting truncated while being tailed
  • tailed files getting deleted while being tailed (tailed emits error for now)
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