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Date: 2007-10-22 (19:05)
From: Robert Fischer <robert@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] How to monitor a specific file for changes
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I don't think there's an operating-specific signal/event for this: you
can poll the modification time on POSIX systems, though.<br>
~~ Robert.<br>
Orlin Grigorov wrote:
This time I've done my research, but still I cannot find a good
answer.&nbsp;&nbsp; Basically, I need to make a little ocaml process, which runs
in the background and monitors a specific file for changes.&nbsp;&nbsp; When a
change occurs, I want it to back-up a copy of the version of the file
at that moment.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; So, what I need is to set some signal or event,
which will happen every time that file is changed.
Can you guys help me do it?<br>
Thank you in advance!<br>
PS. If in any way I'm misusing this list (writing too much, or out of
topic), please tell me, because I just don't know it.&nbsp; The least I want
is to spam the list with improper questions.
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