in reply to 2 scripts talking to each other

Take a look at the IPC::Shareable module. You can use it to create a variable in each script which can be shared. So, your first script can make it something the second will recognize as having new data in your text file.

Cheers,
KM

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Re: Re: 2 scripts talking to each other
by prion (Novice) on May 02, 2001 at 20:36 UTC
    Thanks, that got me going in the right direction.