Re: automating reactions to file system changes
On Sat, 8 Dec 2018, at 23:49, David Christensen wrote:
> On Linux, the inotify(7) is an alternative to polling:
Windows has event-driven ways to do this too, (one can]
google for, for example, WMI and PowerShell event-based
scripts)... but I'd have had to learn a whole lot more to do
it that way.
What I wanted was an immediate solution to get me
through a nightmare in music typesetting, not an excuse
to learn another programming language and more
about Windows internals.
If the simple approach had been horrendously
inefficient, I might have looked for a better method,
but the overhead of doing it the way I did was negligible.
Jeremy Nicoll - my opinions are my own.