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 information 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.
18-Jul-2008 shtool 2.0.8 SHTOOL-PROP.TMP(1)
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