Request some help please

Kim Petersen kp at
Sat Aug 24 17:19:15 EDT 2002

chen lee wrote:
> I need to be able to watch a linux directory and remove all file that
> are over 4 housr old .  Is this possoble with python or should I just
> use perl to do it?

Don't be silly ;-)

Things to look at: os.listdir() and os.stat()
depending on how often you want to check, you might invoke your program as
a cronjob - or simply build in a delay (possibly using time.sleep() or[],[],[],delaytime))

> C Lee

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