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Watch file using multitail even if it has not been created

I've a MapServer logfile; it is created in /tmp/mapserv.log, but obviously it is flushed at every reboot, and is created only when a loggable event occurs. I'm already using Multitail, but now I need ...
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How to highlight the whole log-line in color with multitail

I'm trying to use multitail to tail logs with color highlights. I defined a custom color scheme in multitail.conf, something like this: colorscheme:my-color cs_re:red:^\[E cs_re:yellow:^\[W ...
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Does multitail follow the inode or the file name by default?

For logrotated files one usually uses tail -F instead of tail -f to follow the log file contents. Does multitail(1) automatically follow the name instead of the inode (which likely changes with the ...