From: Bert Hyman on 13 May 2010 09:18
In news:4beb5d4e$0$286$14726298(a)news.sunsite.dk Arne Vajh�j
> On 11-05-2010 03:39, Peter Duniho wrote:
>> Udi wrote:
>>> The file is a given fact. It is created and written by a third party
>>> So unless there's a way to treat the file as a named pipe,
>>> i guess i'm stuck with saving the position between the calls?
>> As Arne says, you could look at the "modified" time stamp for the
> It was the length not the timestamp I suggested looking at.
Wander around your favorite Web search engine and find the source code
for the tried-and-true *NIX "tail" application.
It does what you want except for the part of monitoring when the writing
application closes the file.
Translating it to C# should be a straightforward process.
Bert Hyman St. Paul, MN bert(a)iphouse.com