Re: [Nolug] Monitor incoming files and...

From: B. Estrade <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 12:33:07 -0500
Message-ID: <>

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 12:09:05PM -0500, Clint Billedeaux wrote:
> I've been working on a small piece of code in C# that monitors the
> filesystem for created .txt files in a specific folder. Then I
> realized...I'M INSANE. I'm writing a windows service to run on a windows
> machine to watch files created on a Linux fileserver.
> So maybe retarded is a more accurate word than insane...Your opinion will
> be properly stored => dev.null
> Anyway. Not as familiar with automating tasks on Linux, I'm out of my
> element.
> Here's what I'm looking for:
> Whenever a .txt file is created in my folder on the Linux fileserver, Linux
> needs to catch it, and encode the file using Windows codepage-1252, then
> finish saving the file.
> I'm perfectly willing to catch the file in one directory, make the encoding
> modification, and store it in a different directory, since I don't want the
> box getting caught up in an infinite catch/save loop.
> This sounds simple to me, but I couldn't get the Website Dev guys to make
> the website encode the files using codepage-1252, so I won't be shocked if
> this group comes back with no answer. But I sure would love even a nudge
> in the right direction.

So this can't be part of the upload process?

How is the upload being handled on the backend?


> Thanks,
> Clint
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