Re: Command to check that a directory changes



You might take the count of the files in the directory and store it in a
file. Run the same script again and compare the count.

the script can be put in the crontab for the same.

Thanks!
Rohit Khaladkar

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 2:38 PM, ESGLinux <esggrupos@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hi all,

I´m making a bash script and I need to know when a new file appears in a
directory.

anybody knows if is there a command that to that or i need to use a
commbination of some commands (ls, wc, sleep, cron...)

Thanks in advance

ESG
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