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Old 11-03-2010, 06:17 AM   #1
jessy1983
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Watch Command


I am using watch command and run it in Cygwin windows based. However, when I use this such as watch ls, why my command prompt only will list half of the display only.
FYI. I am running my tests and everytime my test will create a file to a folder, and I am using watch command to monitor for every files created. However, it stops when the display of command prompt is full, why?
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Old 11-03-2010, 07:26 PM   #2
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I think the watch command doesn't scroll the command output so that you can use highlighting, try 'ls -lat' which will show the latest modified file at the top of the output
 
Old 11-04-2010, 12:25 AM   #3
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Watch Command

Ok. Get it. Thanks kbp. It solves my problem.
 
  


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