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Re^3: Close a file and reopen a new one at midnight

by MidLifeXis (Monsignor)
on Jan 14, 2013 at 19:18 UTC ( #1013263=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Close a file and reopen a new one at midnight
in thread Close a file and reopen a new one at midnight

  • You now should have updated the $hrmin and $ymd variables.
  • You still have a problem if no data is received at '1228'.
  • You still have a problem overwriting a file if this gets restarted.
  • There are also options out there that handle this for you (one that is log4j-like, one that is tied, listed below by clueless_newbie, and probably others). See FileRotate for some options.

--MidLifeXis


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