[CentOS] Detect file change

John Doe jdmls at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 26 13:42:38 UTC 2010


From: Alan Hoffmeister <alangtk at gmail.com>
> > You could do something like (untested):
> >    CHECKFILE="/path/to/checkfile"
> >    if [! -f $CHECKFILE]; then touch $CHECKFILE; fi
> >    find -cnewer $CHECKFILE | myscript.sh
> >    touch $CHECKFILE
> I think that now we are on the way, but this script compare the 
> CHECKFILE whit what?

From find man page:
  -cnewer file
    File’s status was last changed more recently than file was modified.

JD


      


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