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Re: [multitail] Scrollback buffer always 100 lines



odd!
I'll add it to my todo-list
but don't expect a fix soon as I'm rather busy with 3 other projects :-|

On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 3:52 PM, Imran Chaudhry <ichaudhry@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for fast response Folkert, so you mean this:
>
> multitail -n 1000 <file>
>
> Which works.
>
> But within multitail it still does not work like I expect, maybe a bug?
>
> I can live with a fixed 1000 line buffer but another issue is that -n
> applies only to the first file. I am going to try a make a bash script
> wrapper around multitail somehow to cater for multiple files.
>
> Just FYI, I also tried these which didn't work:
>
> default_nlines:1000:/my/log/path/*.log
> global_default_nlines:1000
>
> I am sourcing my config file (.multitailrc) with -F
>
> On 18 February 2013 14:21, Folkert van Heusden <folkert@vanheusden.com> wrote:
>> Try setting the initial tail.
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 3:11 PM, Imran Chaudhry <ichaudhry@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hey All,
>>>
>>> Am I doing this right? I cannot get multitail to scrollback more than 100 lines.
>>>
>>> I've tried with Apache logfiles and normal text files but when I press
>>> b to show the scrollback buffer it is limit to 100 lines always.
>>>
>>> I compiled the newest version v5.2.12
>>>
>>> If I press m in multitail and then choose "a" for all regex matches
>>> and then 1000 for lines I still just see 100 lines.
>>>
>>> I also tried running commands like this:
>>>
>>> multitail -m 1000 --no-load-global-config <logfile>
>>>
>>> I have tried this in Debian Squeeze and on a Red Hat box - same result.
>>>
>>> So what am I doing wrong?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
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