On Sep 4, 2008, at 4:34 AM, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
I guess the BSD one. http://www.ss64.com/bash/tail.html
This option is only recognized if it is specified first.
a decimal number optionally followed by a size letter (`b', `k',
`m') as in `-c', or `l' to mean count by lines, or other option
If there is more standard syntax for that, feel free to change it.
thanks for the link;
i still don't understand what it is supposed to be doing (ah, my
bad english!), but tests on OSX seem to indicate, that "tail +2"
will display everything _but_ the first line.
is this the behaviour you intended?