[kwlug-disc] if {other command done} then...

Johnny Ferguson hyperflexed at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 17:13:29 EDT 2010


Awesome. I'm going to try setting this up today. It looks like a pretty 
handy binary. The library also looks quite useful.

-Johnny

On 07/08/2010 04:01 PM, Raul Suarez wrote:
> Actually the inotify-tools web page has an example very similar to what you want to do.
>
> http://wiki.github.com/rvoicilas/inotify-tools/#info
>
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> --- On Thu, 7/8/10, Johnny Ferguson<hyperflexed at gmail.com>  wrote:
>
>> From: Johnny Ferguson<hyperflexed at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] if {other command done} then...
>> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
>> Received: Thursday, July 8, 2010, 2:43 PM
>> This looks awesome Raul. I have to
>> frequently rsync certain application
>> data between my two machines, and with something like this
>> I could only
>> fire syncing when the important files change.
>>
>> Great find.
>>
>> Do you know if there's a tool already written with this
>> that would watch
>> a list of files and execute a command when a given
>> notification was
>> received? It wouldn't be too hard to whip something up, but
>> I'm sure it
>> already exists.
>>
>> -Johnny
>>
>> On 07/08/2010 11:29 AM, Raul Suarez wrote:
>>> At work we use a batch control application but
>> sometimes, when we need to go across platforms (or business
>> partners) we rely on trigger files.
>>>
>>> We would have a watcher job that triggers the next
>> steps as soon as the file is received.
>>>
>>> It is a fairly simple and fail proof method. Under
>> Linux you can use inotify
>>>
>>> http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/8478
>>>
>>> Raul Suarez
>>>
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>>> --- On Thu, 7/8/10, Insurance Squared Inc.<gcooke at insurancesquared.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> From: Insurance Squared Inc.<gcooke at insurancesquared.com>
>>>> Subject: [kwlug-disc] if {other command done}
>> then...
>>>> To: "KWLUG discussion"<kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
>>>> Received: Thursday, July 8, 2010, 11:00 AM
>>>> I push my webserver and desktops each
>>>> night over to a backup server using rsync by
>> running a
>>>> script on the desktops/webserver.  I've got
>> that set
>>>> for 1am.
>>>> Then at about 3 am on the backup server I run a
>> script that
>>>> compresses the backups and dates it.
>>>>
>>>> Is there an easy way to ensure the script on the
>> backup
>>>> server doesn't start running until the backups
>> are
>>>> done?  Or would I be better forcing the
>> compression and
>>>> dating right from the desktop script?
>>>>
>>>> g.
>>>>
>>>>
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