troubleshooting Question

perl tail log

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saibsk asked on
Perl
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while(1) {
my ($nfound,$timeleft,@pending)= File::Tail::select(undef,undef,undef,'60',$log);
unless ($nfound) {
  print nothing;
}

else {
  my $line = $log->read;
  print $line;
}

But I want to do someting like

tail the file
if nothing in the file then sleep for 1 min and then print nothing
if something in the file just print the message without sleeping please advise
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