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(tye)Re8: 'Tailing' a File?

by tye (Sage)
on Jan 11, 2001 at 10:10 UTC ( #51085=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to 'Tailing' a File?

Oh, by the way, on Win32 (and only Win32) you can use Win32::ChangeNotify to get told when a new line is added to the file instead of having to periodicly "poll" like you have to on other, inferior (did I say that?), operating systems. ;) At least, the underlying API lets you do that kind of stuff. I think that the Win32::ChangeNotify is well enough written that you can do that same type of thing with the module. {-:

        - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")

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