wf (watch file)

wf is a python script that watches a specified file.
If the file is modified, wf launches the command you specified.

wf is free software, and is released under the GNU General Public License.

  Usage

wf file command delay

watch script.py file every 3 seconds for modifications. If script.py is modifed wf launches Python with script.py as argument:

wf script.py python 3

watch histogram.png file every 5 seconds for modifications. If histogram.png is modifed wf launches eog with histogram.png as argument:

wf histogram.png eog 5

  Requirements

wf requires the Python programming language.

wf was developped and tested with Linux. It may also run under Microsoft-Windows.

  Download

wf v. 1

  Contacts

Please send any comments, suggestions and bug reports to:
e1 e2 e5 e3 e4

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