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Old 05-25-2009
How to write daemon in UNIX

Hi Guys,

I hope this is the right forum to post this.

I have a directory where files will be dumped at any time of the day and I want to run scripts as soon as new files come into the directory.

How can I write a daemon that detects when new files have been uploaded to the directory?

Can someone please put some sample codes on how to create daemon with brief explanation.

Thanks very much.
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