[Chicago-talk] mkdir() question
jtk at depaul.edu
Fri Dec 3 09:19:47 PST 2010
On Thu, Dec 02, 2010 at 11:20:03PM +0000, Young, Darren wrote:
> That's basically what we used to do with cron jobs and text files.
> Requirement now is for real time instant gratification. Someone else's
> gratification, not mine, I might add.
Well, personally, I'm not sure I like the approach myself. In essence
it is a form of polling, which seems sort of inelegant in a mainframe
kind of way. :-)
> Daemon running as root it is. Port other than 80 and an IP access
> list on it to allow only 2 source IP's.
There are at least a couple of Perl modules that provide what looks
like a usable interface that may help. There is one named Sudo and
another perhaps more interesting is IPC::ShellCmd. If you care
enough to want to try avoid running as root that is.
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