Re: root-tail or newer?

ebi@ozob.net)
Thu, 12 Aug 1999 11:07:03 -0500 (CDT)


On 9 Aug 1999, Doug Alcorn wrote:

> Rick Giguere <rick@rifan.com> writes:
> 
> > It works with but one problem ...
> > 
> > I'm not actually tailing the logs on this machine.  I need to ssh into
> > another machine and run tail on THAT machine.  
> > 
> > Everything comes up fine ... except that I have no way to enter keystrokes
> > into the root window aterm/ssh in order to log in and start tail.
> > 
> > 
> > ...Rick
> 
> I know this kindof defeats the purpose of ssh, but you could use expect to
> do what you want.  Then launch the expect script on the aterm command line.
> 
> expect++
> 
> Also, autoexpect will help you write the expect script.  Also, Also, I
> use colortail for monitoring several log files in the same aterm.  You 
> can find source for colortail on fm.
> -- 
>  (__)  Doug Alcorn
>  oo /  doug@lathi.net 
>  |_/   

What is fm?

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