coreutils - tail -f broken ???

Bill Maltby - LFS Related lfsbill at
Wed May 7 10:21:37 PDT 2003

On Wed, 7 May 2003, Gerard Beekmans wrote:

>On May 7, 2003 09:30 am, Ryan.Oliver at wrote:
>> G'day all,
>> Just wondering if anyone else has seen this with coreutils 5.0
>> [root at asuka lfs]# tail -f buildlogs/gcc-static.log-20030507
>> <snip>

>Subject says "tail -f" is broken, but to me it looks like "tail -1" is 
>obsoleted, nothing to do with -f ?

Hmmm. Mine also works with tail -f. And tail -1. Strange days?

Bill Maltby
lfsbill at

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