On windows I’ve grown weary of trying to find an app that tracks the tail of my log files and is consistent and reliable. So I created an escript to do just that. Currently it tracks multiple files using ANSI color coding to differentiate the files. It can track a single regex across those files, pause/unpause tracking a file, and clear the screen.
Possible future features
- completed: create an option for when unpausing a file it doesn’t print the remaining log file and insteads jumps to the end (maybe I don’t care what happened since I paused tracking)
- add multiple regex highlighting
- add option to quit regex highlighting / add a new one without having to quit the script and change command line options
Please let me know if you have other ideas / requests.