Detect File System changes

Kent Johnson kent at kentsjohnson.com
Fri Dec 23 14:35:14 CET 2005


Lukas Meyer wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm trying to detect changes in a directory. E.g if someone crates a
> file, i'll execute another function on this file.
> 
> I tried to solve this by creating a loop that permanently checks the
> contents of this directory with os.listdir() and compares it with the
> one before. But this isn't really working properly.
> 
> Can anyone give me a hint to get this working?

We just had a thread on this topic:
http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/browse_frm/thread/b8808c14ecd333ab/ca7110a9776904eb?rnum=4#ca7110a9776904eb

Kent



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