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Re: Multiplatform event handling module?

by thunders (Priest)
on Aug 12, 2009 at 03:13 UTC ( #787817=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Multiplatform event handling module?

For linux there is Linux::Inotify2 it interfaces with a kernel-level event notification subsystem. A potential multiplatform solution is File::Monitor a quick look at that module suggests you need to call a scan() method manually for polling.

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Re^2: Multiplatform event handling module?
by thunders (Priest) on Aug 12, 2009 at 03:24 UTC
    I know you didn't mention Win32, but this looks like an equivalent mechanism on windows. I don't think there's a direct perl interface to this, though it should be fairly straightforward to implement.

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