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Re: Will checking last modified date take more time than just overwriting?

by sundialsvc4 (Abbot)
on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:57 UTC ( #1050030=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Will checking last modified date take more time than just overwriting?

Emphasizing stefbv’s admonition to check out the rsync command, which is specifically designed to synchronize two directories and to do it as rapidly and therefore as cleverly as possible.   Perhaps you can avoid your present strategy?

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[james28909]: id just rename the subrouties perl what kind of data they are getting. something easy to remember too. like if get_data were returning movies titles, rename get_data to movies or movie_titles or get_movie_titles.
[james28909]: s/perl/per/
[james28909]: but i dont really know what your end goal is. if it works dont fix it lol

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