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Listen to file changes

James bosplhf

Joined: Oct 13, 2013
Posts: 5
Hello ,
I need to monitor a log file on a Websphere Application Server.
I need to know the text that has been added to the file, each time that a text being added to this file.
IMPORTANT: I'm using Java 6 ("java.nio" added since Java 7 and doing what I need, but I'm using Java 6).

How should I do that ?

Thanks !
E Armitage

Joined: Mar 17, 2012
Posts: 892
Try some third party APIs e.g
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
subject: Listen to file changes