(R)?ex Deployment & Configuration Management

Search

News

2016-09-08

Work with (R)?ex at adjust! Check out their job posting for details, or contact our fellow core developer, FErki.

2016-07-16

(R)?ex 1.4.1 released, fixing many bugs. See the release notes for more details.

2016-03-07

(R)?ex 1.4.0 released, containing lots of goodies. See the release notes for more details.

2015-09-04

(R)?ex 1.3.3 released, fixing a bunch of bugs. See the release notes for more details.

2015-06-22

adjust GmbH is sponsoring the (R)?ex project with a new build server. Thank you for your support!

2015-06-17

(R)?ex 1.3.2 released, fixing issues related to file manipulation when run on BSDs. See the release notes for more details.

2015-06-08

(R)?ex 1.3.1 released, fixing Rex::Commands::DB related tests.

2015-05-27

Read the second part of "Rex in practice" series about Test-driven infrastructure.

2015-05-09

repositor.io 1.1.0 released. repositor.io is a repository management tool for apt, yum, yast and docker. This is a bugfix release with fixes for ubuntu and centos7 installation media mirroring.

2015-05-03

(R)?ex 1.2.0 released. See the release notes for more details.

2015-03-27

View the slides of the talk An introduction to Rex from Andy Beverley.

Conferences

2016-06-21

Training

Need Help?

Rex is a pure open source project, you can find community support in the following places:

Professional support is also available.

» Home » Docs » API » 1.4 » Rex » Commands » Tail.pm

Tail.pm

API Version:

NAME

Rex::Commands::Tail - Tail a file

Version <= 1.0: All these functions will not be reported.

All these functions are not idempotent.

DESCRIPTION

With this module you can tail a file.

SYNOPSIS

 tail "/var/log/syslog";

EXPORTED FUNCTIONS

tail($file)

This function will tail the given file.

 task "syslog", "server01", sub {
   tail "/var/log/syslog";
 };

If you want to control the output format, you can define a callback function:

 task "syslog", "server01", sub {
   tail "/var/log/syslog", sub {
    my ($data) = @_;
 
    my $server = Rex->get_current_connection()->{'server'};
 
    print "$server>> $data\n";
   };
 };
Fork me on GitHub
Google Group / Twitter / GitHub / Mailinglist / irc.freenode.net #rex   -.รด.-   Disclaimer