Better buddy alerts; log flushing
yanghatespam at gmail.com
Tue Jul 22 01:39:20 EDT 2008
Yang Zhang wrote:
> Hi, I'd like to use buddy pounces to see a short history of the status
> changes of a small set of users.
> If I try to set up popup window pounces, then I end up with a hojillion
> windows because these users may be changing their status a whole bunch.
> If I try to use the IM window pounces, then it's almost what I want,
> except it's annoying to have these displays alongside my regular IM
> conversations (can't tell which tabs are actually conversations). Plus
> I end up with a bunch of garbage logs, because I use the plug-in for
> displaying user status changes in the IM window.
> Is there any plug-in out there that comes close to providing what I want?
> Also, how do logs (in particular system logs) get flushed? Are they
> flushed within a certain time bound? I'm wondering if I can just write
> a small shell script that follows the .system logs and greps for the
> users I care about.
> Thanks in advance!
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