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I have a large directory with very many sub folder and thousands of files. The content within the files are constantly updated and new files are constantly added.

Using a cron i want to scan through every file in the directory and pick out any new files that have been recently created and any files which have recently been modified.

This is an extremely significant project and the end result will be responsible for the maintenace of an important website (that is why i put this email to you monks :-) ). For anybody who is wondering, we have been using programs such as rendezvous for the purpose of constantly scanning files but it is not satisfactory.

Could anybody please help me by telling me:

- What modules or script exist which could help me achieve TOTAL control and maintenance over my files. I need it to be 100% stable and reliable. ( is uppose that goes without saying)

Thankyou in advance

Costas

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