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shtool-prop: GNU shtool propeller processing indication

NAME

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 [at] engelschall.com> in 1998 for mod_ssl. It was later taken over into GNU shtool.

SEE ALSO

shtool(1).