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Re: CYGWIN file structure
- To: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- Subject: Re: CYGWIN file structure
- From: James Bergstrom <bergstro at eng dot utah dot edu>
- Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 18:29:25 -0600 (MDT)
- cc: cygwin at sources dot redhat dot com
We are opening these files inside a CYGWIN program. The webcam writes
a new file every few seconds, and we want our program to read the
directory and send the most recent file (the file with the largest number
at the end) to a client GUI running somewhere else.
On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
> At 07:40 PM 4/24/2001, James Bergstrom wrote:
> >We are writing a driver in CYGWIN to read an image file from a directory
> >on the hard disk. The files are placed there every few seconds by a
> >webcam, and they are named "image1.tif", "image2.tif", etc. We know the
> >directory they are in, and we know that they are named "image[num].tif",
> >but we are having trouble finding utilities to examine filenames in
> What exactly do you mean by "we are having trouble finding utilities to
> examine filenames in cygwin"? What's wrong with 'ls' (or MS's 'dir' for
> that matter)?
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