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Colorize text matching a regex through a pipe?

On 01/20/2011 12:42 AM, Rajiv Aaron Manglani wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 10:24:03PM -0500, David Kramer wrote:
>>> Thanks.  I played with this, and with colortail.  I didn't really like
>>> either solution in the end.  [e]grep only allows one color and one
>>> pattern, and colortail doesn't actually work as a filter (the author
>>> "has a patch for that").
> have you looked at multitail ?

I've used it before, but I didn't think of using it for this, because
I'm not always colorizing a tailed file.  Although I already have a
solution, I might play with it anyway.


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