Andres Kievsky

NAME

Win32::FileSystem::Watcher - Watch a Win32 file system for changes (asynchronously).

SYNOPSIS

    use Win32::FileSystem::Watcher;
    
    my $watcher = Win32::FileSystem::Watcher->new( "c:\\" );

    # or

    my $watcher = Win32::FileSystem::Watcher->new(
        "c:\\",
        notify_filter  => FILE_NOTIFY_ALL,
        watch_sub_tree => 1,
    );

    $watcher->start();
    print "Monitoring started.";

    sleep(5);

    # Get a list of changes since start().
    my @entries = $watcher->get_results();

    # Get a list of changes since the last get_results()
    @entries = $watcher->get_results();

    # ... repeat as needed ...
    
    $watcher->stop(); # or undef $watcher

    foreach my $entry (@entries) {
        print $entry->action_name . " " . $entry->file_name . "\n";
    }

    # Restart monitoring
    
    # $watcher->start();
    # ...
    # $watcher->stop();
    
    

DESCRIPTION

TODO

SUBROUTINES/METHODS

TODO

DIAGNOSTICS

TODO

DEPENDENCIES

Win32::API Win32::MMF

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS

There are no known bugs in this module. Please report problems to Andres N. Kievsky (ank@ank.com.ar) Patches are welcome.

AUTHOR

Andres N. Kievsky (ank@ank.com.ar)

LICENCE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2008 Andres N. Kievsky (ank@ank.com.ar). All rights reserved.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See perlartistic.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.