Java listener issue

Hi,

I have a program that cannot be stopped due to business requirements. However, the program needs to reload some dictionaries if they are updated. I am thinking of using Redis to communicate between the program and the application which modify the dictionaries.

However, except for redis, what else can I do? Can I use a listener within the program to monitor whether the dictionaries are modified? If so, how to program the listener.

My program runs as a command process under Linux, and the application that modifies the dictionaries is a Java servlet.

Thanks alot.
wsyyAsked:
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CEHJCommented:
If they are file-based, you can use a directory/file monitor
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wsyyAuthor Commented:
They are. How can I do so?
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CEHJCommented:
:)
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