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Bug #2043

/bin/tail should support -n <num> as well as -<num>

Added by Rich Lowe about 8 years ago. Updated about 8 years ago.

Status:
Rejected
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
cmd - userland programs
Start date:
2012-01-29
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Bite-size
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

GNU tail apparently does 'tail -n1 foo'.

It'd help portability if this feature was not XPG4 specific.

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#1

Updated by Rich Lowe about 8 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Rejected

Oh, well, dammit. I just have an ancient /bin/tail for some reason.

Ignore me.

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