Watching a file another app is writing

Gordon Airporte JHoover at fbi.gov
Mon Mar 12 20:39:58 CET 2007


Vishal Bhargava wrote:
> What kind of file is it? CSV?

It's a hand history file generated by an online poker client, thus it 
probably keeps it's data pretty much to itself otherwise, and in any 
case I'm not a Windows programmer so I probably don't have the stomach 
to get very deep into its process communication mechanisms.


> 
> It occurs to me under Unix you could perhaps get your first program to write
> to a "named pipe", which you 2nd program could read from. See
> 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Named_pipe



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