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Take a look at Net::SFTP::Foreign::Attributes (included in Net::SFTP::Foreign)-it includes methods for looking at the atime and mtime of the files. Depending on if the machines' clocks are close, then something like the following (untested) snippet might do the trick (derived from the docs):

my $t = time; foreach my $f (@list) { if ( $f->{mtime} + 300 < $t ) { # retrieve $f->{filename} here } }

Hope that helps.


In reply to Re: How to retrieve files at least 5 minutes old using sftp foreign by atcroft
in thread How to retrieve files at least 5 minutes old using sftp foreign by mytutorial

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