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Script to check the time stamp of a file and then move it

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I'm looking for a script that will monitor a directory and move any file that has been sitting in that directory for more than 15 seconds into another directory. Shell script or perl are welcome.

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perl -e 'while( sleep 1 ){ $^T=time; rename $_,"/another/directory/$_" or warn "$_ $!" for grep -f && -M > 15/(60*60*24), <*> }'
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ozo: You aware that 'sleep 1' in fact may fail to sleep 1 second? In such case it returns 0 :(
while(1) { sleep 1; ... # is somehow safer... Or
while(sleep 1,1) {...
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thanks it works well.
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