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Re: Finding oldest file in directory

by elwarren (Curate)
on Oct 19, 2004 at 18:15 UTC ( #400610=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Finding oldest file in directory

How about adding a test to see if the directory has changed before examining every file in the dir? If the dir hasn't updated, skip the test.


Comment on Re: Finding oldest file in directory
Re^2: Finding oldest file in directory
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 21, 2004 at 10:22 UTC
    Along the same lines, test what was the oldest file last time and if it hasn't changed, it is still the oldest file.

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