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Terminal - Commands tagged inotifywait - 4 results
runonchange () { local cmd=( "$@" ) ; while inotifywait --exclude '.*\.swp' -qqre close_write,move,create,delete $1 ; do "${cmd[@]:1}" ; done ; }
2015-04-08 17:42:03
User: funollet
1

Example:

runonchange /etc/nginx nginx -t

Ignores vim temp files. Depends on 'inotify-tools' for monitoring of file changes. Alternative to tools like 'entr', 'watchr'.

while true; do rsync -vR $(git ls-files | inotifywait -q -e modify -e attrib -e close_write --fromfile - --format '%w') user@host:dest/dir/; done
2014-01-21 10:31:41
User: leucos
Functions: rsync
0

While edtiing a project under git, it is sometimes nice to sync changes immediately to a test machine.

This command will take care of this if you have inotifywait installed on the developement machine.

Note the -R (relative) in rsync. with

rsync foo/bar/baz user@host:dest/dir/

it will put 'baz' in dest/dir/foo/bar/ which is what we want.

this can be turned into a function for additionnal flexibility :

function gitwatch() {

if [ -z $1 ]; then

echo "You must provide a rsync destination"

return

fi

while true; do

rsync -vR $(git ls-files | inotifywait -q -e modify -e attrib -e close_write --fromfile -

--format '%w') $1

done

}

while true; do filechanged=$(inotifywait -e close_write,moved_to --format "%w%f" .); haml $filechanged -q --no-escape-attrs > ${filechanged/.haml/.html}; done
2013-05-01 21:15:26
User: batandwa
0

Monitors the current directory for changes to HAML files and converts them to HTML.

inotifywait -mrq -e CREATE --format %w%f /path/to/dir | while read FILE; do chmod g=u "$FILE"; done
2010-10-21 23:36:02
User: dooblem
Functions: chmod read
6

Listens for events in the directory. Each created file is displayed on stdout. Then each fileline is read by the loop and a command is run.

This can be used to force permissions in a directory, as an alternative for umask.

More details:

http://en.positon.org/post/A-solution-to-the-umask-problem%3A-inotify-to-force-permissions