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FEDMSG-TAIL(1) General Commands Manual FEDMSG-TAIL(1)


fedmsg-tail - listen to the fedmsg bus and print the received messages


fedmsg-tail [--terse|--pretty|--really-pretty|--query QUERY_STRING] [--topic TOPIC] [--exclude REGEXP] [--include REGEXP] [--users USERS] [--packages PACKAGES] [<common fedmsg options>]

fedmsg-tail [-h|--help]


fedmsg-tail connects to all the configured enpoints on the bus, filters the messages according to the filter options, and pretty-prints them to the standard output according to the formatting options.


Print an help message and exit


The topic pattern to listen for. Everything by default.
Only show topics that do not match the supplied regexp.
Only show topics that match the supplied regexp.
A comma-separated list of usernames. Show only the messages related to these users.
A comma-separated list of packages. Show only the messages related to these packages.


Print "english" representations of messages only.
Pretty print the JSON messages.
Extra-pretty print the JSON messages.
Displays only message contents matching the QUERY_STRING instead of everything.


Number of io threads for 0mq to use
Prefix for the topic of each message sent.
Number of seconds to sleep after initializing.
Config file to use.
Simply print out the configuration and exit. No action taken.
Timeout in seconds for any blocking zmq operations.
Limit on the number of messages in the queue before blocking.
Number of milliseconds to wait before timing out connections.


Wrote the fedmsg software.
Wrote this manpage for the Debian system.


Copyright © 2014 Nicolas Dandrimont

This manual page was written for the Debian system (and may be used by others).

You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

On Debian systems, a copy of the license can be found in the /usr/share/common-licenses/LGPL-2.1 file.