how django discovers changed sources

alf ask at me
Thu Jan 17 21:36:19 CET 2008

Jeff wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2:51 pm, "Guilherme Polo" <ggp... at> wrote:
>> 2008/1/17, alf <a... at>:> Jeff wrote:
>>>> That is the behavior of the development server.  When you are writing
>>>> your application, you don't want to have to manually restart the
>>>> server every time you change a file.  On apache it obviously doesn't
>>>> do that.
>>> thx for clarification, but still I am curious how it is done under the
>>> hood. it really impressed me ...
>>> --
>> It checks if modification time on registered files have changed since last check
>> --
>> -- Guilherme H. Polo Goncalves
> django.utils.autoreload provides the functionality.

thx for the reference,


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