Monitor directory and execute script

Andrea Venturoli ml at
Mon Nov 7 15:21:47 UTC 2011

On 11/07/11 15:26, Warren Block wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Nov 2011, Andrea Venturoli wrote:
>> I need to check for new or updated files in a directory and execute a
>> script on them whenever that happens.
>> Before I launch on complicated scripting, is there some
>> utility/port/deamon that already does this?
> There's devel/gamin.

Thanks for the answer.
AFAICT gamin is a library; from there I'd need to develop some daemon, 
provide rc scripts, etc...

My question was whether such a thing already exists.


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