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inotify support (was: auto-refresh TAGS file on ChangeLog mod?)

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: inotify support (was: auto-refresh TAGS file on ChangeLog mod?)
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 10:28:11 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, 25 Aug 2008 16:53:55 +0200 "Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden> 

LB(> Ted Zlatanov wrote:
>> On Fri, 22 Aug 2008 09:43:14 -0600 Tom Tromey <address@hidden> wrote: 
Tom> I've wanted to roll the retags idea into etags itself.  It could read
Tom> a ".retags" file, daemonize, and use inotify to watch for changes in a
Tom> directory tree.  I never found the time to do it though.
Ted> I'd like the solution to be implemented in Emacs, not externally.
Tom> Why is that?
>> I like to avoid external dependencies.

LB> It might be a good idea also since inotify is not cross-platform.
LB> (Implementing it in a way that is not cross-platform will tie up
LB> developers resources.)

So I don't waste effort on this, does anyone know of existing inotify
support in Emacs?  Are there any packages that can use such support?


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