Folder Actions on Mac OSX Leopard?

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Thu Sep 25 00:58:33 CEST 2008


squishywaffle at gmail.com schrieb:
> Greetings,
> 
> I've been trying to figure out if it's possible to attach a Python
> script to an action via Mac OSX Leopard's File Actions system. I'm
> wanting to call a Python script every time a file is added to the
> monitored folder. Just adding a .py file doesn't seem to do anything
> at all, and I can't find any log output anywhere to see what's going
> on.
> 
> I'm more just looking to see if this is or is not possible. I'm not
> interested in other solutions, as I already have them lined up in case
> this is a no-go, but I'd really love to be able to do it this way if
> anyone has any experience. Googling around revealed pretty much
> nothing.

You mean this?

http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Darwin/Conceptual/FSEvents_ProgGuide/Introduction/chapter_2_section_1.html

*I* would use ctypes to access Carbon Core. But then that's just me - 
I'm sure you find a better way...

Diez



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