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Watch files and directories in python. Also supports tailing and glob file patterns.

Project Description
# filewatch

## Getting Started

* python installer
* globtail -x '*.gz' '/var/log/*'

For developers, see and filewatch.tail.Tail.

Tested on Linux/x86_64 and Mac OS/X.

All operating systems should be supported. If you run the tests on
another platform, please open a Github issue with the output (even
if it passes, so we can update this document).

## Overview

This project provide file and glob watching.
It is a re-implementation in python of the excellent
ruby-filewatch package


* to provide a python api to get notifications of file or glob changes

Example code (standalone):

from filewatch.tail import Tail

def func(path, line):
print "%s: %s" % (path, line)
t = Tail()
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