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Re: Watching Creation File and send it to Server

by clemburg (Curate)
on Nov 06, 2001 at 19:56 UTC ( #123597=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Watching Creation File and send it to Server

Case 1: You can control the application that writes the file:

  • Make the application output another "signal" file with size 0 (like "touch signal-file" under Unix) when processing of the file to be written has completed.
  • Make the monitoring code react to the signal file instead of the original written file.

Case 2: You can not control the application that writes the file:

  • Have the monitoring code start another script that cyclically checks if the size of the file has changed (e.g., every 10 seconds).
  • If the file size has not changed since the last check, send the file to the Server.

Christian Lemburg
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