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colortail -- output last part of file(s) in color.
Copyright (C) 2009 Joakim Andersson <>
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU General Public License for more details.
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#include <iostream>
#include "Usage.h"
using namespace std;
// prints usage
void Usage::print()
cout << endl;
cout << "Usage: colortail [OPTION]... [FILE]..." << endl;
cout << "Print last 10 lines of each FILE to standard output." << endl;
cout << "With more than one FILE, precede each with a header giving the file name." << endl;
cout << endl;
cout << " -f, --follow\t\t\toutput appended data as the file grows" << endl;
cout << " -h, --help\t\t\tdisplay this help and exit" << endl;
cout << " -k, --config=file" << endl;
cout << " --config=file1,file2,...\tcolor config files for the tail files." << endl;
cout << "\t\t\t\tIf only one config file it's global otherwise" << endl;
cout << "\t\t\t\tone config file for each tail file" << endl;
cout << " -n, --lines=N\t\t\toutput the last N lines, instead of last 10" << endl;
cout << " -q, --quiet, --silent\t\tnever output headers giving file names" << endl;
cout << " -v, --version\t\t\toutput version information and exit" << endl;
cout << endl;
cout << "Report bugs to" << endl;