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Re: Package request: fswatch
- From: Brian Inglis <Brian dot Inglis at SystematicSw dot ab dot ca>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 19:47:25 -0700
- Subject: Re: Package request: fswatch
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- Reply-to: Brian dot Inglis at SystematicSw dot ab dot ca
On Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:30:29 -0800, Gerald Burns wrote:
> Excuse me for being a total noob, but I'm unsure of how to reply to a
> mailing list.
Just Reply to List if your email client offers that, otherwise use Reply
and specify the list email address as in your original post.
> Regarding xtail being the same as fswatch, I believe they are
> different. It sounds like xtail lets you physically see changes with
> your eyeballs, where as fswatch is the watcher and can notify other
> programs when changes occur.
Gives you the name and content so you have more info to decide what you
want to do.
> In my particular scenario we have written a little script that uses
> fswatch to monitor a directory, and when any changes occur they are
> rsync'd to a remote server.
For that use case, fswatch may be a better choice.
You could just run an rsync command regularly in a cron job.
> Thanks, and sorry again if this is bad etiquette.
Breaks proper thread message header references.
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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