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Re: Using Flume *only* for tailing?
Hi Otis,

Do you mean tailing into one file? Maybe 100 exec sources => Flume => one text file in a local filesystem?

- Alex

On Jun 25, 2013, at 6:11 PM, Otis Gospodnetic <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm wondering if Flume (its ExecSource?) can be used separately from
> the rest of Flume?
> Specifically, I need to tail a log file from a Java app and then do
> something with each new line.  I just want my Java app to get each new
> line from tailing and process it in some custom way.  In other words,
> I don't really need Flume to be involved in anything beyond tailing
> files.
> Is that doable?
> Thanks,
> Otis
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