[tpm] Question of the day

Stuart Watt stuart at morungos.com
Wed Mar 17 11:48:54 PDT 2010

Digimer wrote:
> 'Alo all,
> ...
> Basically, I need to watch a log file and update a database when an 
> entry is written. To complicate matters, the log file is cycled each 
> night, so it would need to be able to handle the position being reset 
> to 0.
File::Tail is supposed to do all this. I never used it (tests failed on 
Windows) and there are some reports of it also being resource hungry, 
but it was designed to handle logs being rolled over, etc.

All the best
Stuart Watt
ARM Product Developer
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