TO know whether file is updating or not

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# 1  
Old 11-01-2007
Question TO know whether file is updating or not

Hi All,

I am new to scripting.

my requirement is ,

I want to know whether the file(i.e., log file) is updating or not.
It should search for every 15 min. If it is not updating means it needs to send out a automatic mail.

can you please help me in this.
# 2  
Old 11-01-2007
Something like

while true
      if test thefile -ot magic
            echo "stale" | mailx -s warning foo@bar
      touch magic
      sleep 900

# 3  
Old 11-05-2007
Its working now.

Thanks , Its working.
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