fswatch

cross-platform file change monitor with multiple backends

TLDR

Run a Bash command on file creation, update or deletion

$ fswatch [path/to/file] | xargs -n 1 [bash_command]
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Watch one or more files and/or directories
$ fswatch [path/to/file] [path/to/directory] [path/to/another_directory/**/*.js] | xargs -n 1 [bash_command]
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Print the absolute paths of the changed files
$ fswatch [path/to/directory] | xargs -n 1 -I {} echo {}
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Filter by event type
$ fswatch --event [Updated|Deleted|Created] [path/to/directory] | xargs -n 1 [bash_command]
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