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Bug 134139 - tail -(n any number) --quiet *.txt displays the file names
tail -(n any number) --quiet *.txt displays the file names
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 129388
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: coreutils (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2004-09-29 15:34 EDT by Ron Rotach
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:06:02 EST
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Description Ron Rotach 2004-09-29 15:34:51 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; 
SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)

Description of problem:
When I use the tail command with a combination of number of lines and 
the quiet option the file names are displayed.

quiet does work with no -n option

head seems to work correctly.


tail -1 --quiet *.txt

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.tail -1 --quiet *.txt

Actual Results:  [ron@PCIFedora3 test tail]$ tail -1 *.txt
==> test1.txt <==
This is test1 line 4 and last line.
==> test2.txt <==
This is test2 line 5 and last line.
[ron@PCIFedora3 test tail]$

Expected Results:  [ron@PCIFedora3 test tail]$ tail -1 *.txt
This is test1 line 4 and last line.
This is test2 line 5 and last line.
[ron@PCIFedora3 test tail]$

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-09-30 04:33:50 EDT
Only minimal backwards compatibility support for non-POSIX options is

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 129388 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:06:02 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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