On Sep 20, 2008, at 7:17 PM, Junkone wrote:

> is there any gem that will watch for a file and if the file exists, or
> changes, can trigger process or event.  i am looking for something on
> the windows platform only.
> appreciate any help.
>

Take a look at directory_watcher. It works on all platforms.

http://codeforpeople.rubyforge.org/directory_watcher/

Blessings,
TwP