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tailf

Watch a file changes and return a buffer with the new added data, for watch logs, etc.

 
var tailf = require('node-tailf');
 
var watchinglog = new tailf.simpleTailf('my.log');
 
watchinglog.on('data', function (data) {
    console.log('Data arrived: ' , data.toString());
});
 

blockTailf

Watching file and emit data splited by a string or regular expresion.

Usage:

 
var tailf = require('node-tailf');
 
// emit a data event for once line
var watchinglog = new tailf.blockTailf('my.log',/\n/);
 
watchinglog.on('data', function (data) {
    console.log('Data arrived: ' , data);
});