[lug] Polling a file under linux

Kenneth D. Weinert mc at quarter-flash.com
Mon Apr 21 11:20:31 MDT 2003

I'm not sure this suggestion is useful, but can you use mmap() to 
memory map the file and just check it?

Note that I'm not real clear on how this works, but I think that
changes to the underlying file are reflected in memory.

On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 11:57:04AM -0500, Rob Judd wrote:
> Is there a better way to poll a file to see when it changes?  (This is in
> C or C++)

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