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Re:^3 dynamically named arrays

by Sinister (Friar)
on Oct 21, 2002 at 09:06 UTC ( #206798=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: dynamically named arrays
in thread dynamically named arrays

If the box on the other end is a UN*X box you could consider touching a file in each directory holding files called something like '.browser-time'.

If the timestamps of the '.browser-time' and the '.' differ, files where changed or added since your last visit, cause the '.' takes over the timestamp of the latest changed or added file

This can save you some time in searching these things.

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Re: Re:^3 dynamically named arrays
by thor (Priest) on Oct 21, 2002 at 15:31 UTC
    Well, if you're using UN*X, there are things like rdist and rsync that would do the whole works more efficiently.


Re: Re:^3 dynamically named arrays
by iburrell (Chaplain) on Oct 21, 2002 at 19:05 UTC
    The modification time does not "take over the timestamp" of the latest changed or added file. The modification time of a directory only changes when a file is added or removed.

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