isbf 1.0 review

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License: MIT/X Consortium License
File size: 2K
Developer: Matthias Diener
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isbf creates a fifo file and directs the input stream through this fifo to produce a potentially modified output stream.

This lets you use the fifo to insert any content you like into the input stream.


[-f < fifo >] [-v]


-f < fifo >
specify another fifo file (default is "/tmp/isbf_PID")

-v Prints version information to standard output, then exits.


tail -f /var/log/messages | isbf -f insert &
echo "My insert" > insert

What's New in This Release:
The application was completely restructured from forking into two processes to a select().
This shrinks resource consumption.
The default FIFO was removed because no sense was seen in a "random" file.

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