shtool prop [-p|--prefix str]
This command displays a processing indication though a running propeller. It is intended to be run at the end of a pipe ("
|") sequence where on
stdin logging/processing informations found. For every line on
stdin the propeller advances one step clock-wise.
The following command line options are available.
- -p, --prefix str
Set a particular prefix str which is displayed in front of the propeller. The default is no prefix string.
# shell script configure 2>&1 |\ tee logfile |\ shtool prop -p "Configuring sources"
The GNU shtool prop command was originally written by Ralf S. Engelschall <firstname.lastname@example.org> in 1998 for mod_ssl. It was later taken over into GNU shtool.