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Detect new file in a directory

Roy Cantos
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Joined: Feb 22, 2002
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Hi Guys,
Is there a way that java can detect a new file, or existing API that we can use.

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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
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The way I do this, is to start a thread that runs over all files in the folder from time to time.
This way you can track which files were deleted and which ones are new.
Hope this helps.
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