shtool-prop man page

shtool prop — GNU shtool propeller processing indication

Synopsis

shtool prop [-p|--prefix str]

Description

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.

Options

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.

Example

#   shell script
configure 2>&1 |\
    tee logfile |\
    shtool prop -p "Configuring sources"

History

The GNU shtool prop command was originally written by Ralf S. Engelschall <rse@engelschall.com> in 1998 for mod_ssl. It was later taken over into GNU shtool.

See Also

shtool(1).

Referenced By

shtool(1).

shtool 2.0.8 18-Jul-2008 GNU Portable Shell Tool