Bob Gezelter wrote on 09/11/2008 12:57:38 PM:

> On Sep 11, 11:49 am, "Richard B. Gilbert"
> wrote:
> > Christopher Lusardi wrote:
> > > On Sep 11, 8:47 am, sol gongola wrote:
> > >> Christopher Lusardi wrote:
> > >>> Hello,
> > >>> I am looking for a way to implement Unix's tail command on the

Vax.
> > >>> Thank you,
> > >>> Chris
> > >> type/tail= works for me on a vax running vms 7.2

> >
> > > This is not implemented on my system, neither is type /continuous/
> > > interval...

> >
> > > Chris

> >
> > Then you need to describe your system in far greater detail. I forget
> > just when TYPE /TAIL was implemented but it has been around for a LONG
> > time. Maybe as far back as V5.5-2 and certainly by 6.2.

>
>
> Richard,
>
> 6.2 has it (just checked).However, the freeware tail (which I got as
> part of the UUCP implementation) is/was more forgiving of different
> file structures, etc.
>
> - Bob Gezelter, http://www.rlgsc.com


Bob, R U recommendint the freeware over the "native" type/tail? -Norm