tailed

evented file tailing (tail -f + EventEmitter)

#tailed

var tailed = require('tailed');
 
var logFilePath = __dirname + '/logs/development.log';
 
tailed(logFilePath, function(errtail){
  if(err) { /* error handling code */ }
 
  tail.on('data', function(data){
    console.log(data);
  });
});

note: API is still in flux

  • any encoding supported by node buffers
  • tailed files getting truncated while being tailed
  • tailed files getting deleted while being tailed (tailed emits error for now)