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monitor.sh - checks for any file changes within a folder
#!/bin/bash
sha=0
previous_sha=0
update_sha()
{
sha=`ls -lR . | sha1sum`
}
build () {
## Build/make commands here
echo
echo "--> Monitor: Monitoring filesystem... (Press enter to force a build/update)"
}
changed () {
echo "--> Monitor: Files changed, Building..."
build
previous_sha=$sha
}
compare () {
update_sha
if [[ $sha != $previous_sha ]] ; then changed; fi
}
run () {
while true; do
compare
read -s -t 1 && (
echo "--> Monitor: Forced Update..."
build
)
done
}
echo "--> Monitor: Init..."
echo "--> Monitor: Monitoring filesystem... (Press enter to force a build/update)"
run
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