|Perl: the Markov chain saw|
Re: how to permanently monitor a directoryby BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Aug 14, 2003 at 14:43 UTC||Need Help??|
If your running Win32 then Win32::ChangeNotify makes this very easy.
You'll need control-break rather than ^C to interupt this script.
To extending this to monitor the whole subtree, change the 0 in the new() call to 1, though you'll need some extra work to find out what changed where.
I'm not aware of a similar mechanism under *nix.
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