Package incron

Inotify cron system

This program is an "inotify cron" system.
It consists of a daemon and a table manipulator.
You can use it a similar way as the regular cron.
The difference is that the inotify cron handles
filesystem events rather than time periods.

General Commands (Section 1)
incrontab is a table manipulator for the inotify cron (incron) system. It creates, removes, modifies and lists user tables (incrontab(5)). Each user (including...
File Formats (Section 5)
The file /etc/incron.conf contains default settings for the program incrond. Each line holds a single value pair in the form option = value. Comment lines must...
An incrontab file contains instructions to the incrond(8) daemon of the general form: "run this command on these file events". There are two categories of...
System Administration (Section 8)
The inotify cron daemon (incrond) is a daemon which monitors filesystem events and executes commands defined in system and user tables. It's use is generally...