external build progress reporting cli utility?

David Gilman davidgilman1 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 16:26:07 UTC 2024

You can run the build under screen / tmux.

David Gilman

On Tue, Mar 19, 2024 at 10:42 AM René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> Does anyone else ever launch a substantial build on the "local console"
> and then leaves the Mac, but would like to monitor progress remotely
> sometimes from a simple SSH remote connection?
> I do, and wonder how difficult it would be to be able to do something like
> `tail -f `port logfile foo` | port_progress` and get the same kind of
> progress report shown on the terminal where you launched the build command.
> I know the progress bar is built from information that's also sent to the
> log file but not how straightforward it would be to write a Tcl script that
> loads the appropriate package(s) and applies the progress reporting
> routines on input read from stdin.
> Implementing `tail -f` in Tcl would be a next-level exercise ;)
> Thanks,
> R.
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