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Java lib for monitoring directories or individual files based on the
Get it from Maven Central and see [the ExampleMain class](src/test/java/ch/vorburger/fswatch/test/ExampleMain.java) for how to use this library.
This code was originally (in 2015) written for https://github.com/vorburger/HoTea, and factored out of it in 2018 for re-use in project https://github.com/vorburger/ch.vorburger.osgi.gradle.
- commons-io with its File Monitor: Polling, not using Java 7+ NIO WatchService.
- https://github.com/SenorArchitect/fswatcher: NOK due to https://github.com/SenorArchitect/fswatcher/issues/2 :-(
- https://www.teamdev.com/jxfilewatcher: Commercial, are they serious?!