TailTracker - log file tracking escript

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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.

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