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Re: A little help for GWorkspace

From: Enrico Sersale
Subject: Re: A little help for GWorkspace
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 20:44:47 +0200 (EET)

On Mon, 15 Jan 2001, Helge Hess wrote:

> Hi,
> maybe GWorkspace should detect that fam daemon (eg using configure) and
> use it if available, otherwise use in-process polling.
> Helge

I'm moving exactly in this direction. 

The in-process part is altmost done.

Plus, when a GWorkspace window get focus, all the dirs will be verified
once and the polling frequency decreased. 
(even if, actually,  this is an altmost vague thing, due of the focus

I've taken a look at fam and I'll do something with it too...


> John BEPPU wrote:
> > 
> > just to add more confusion to the fray:
> > 
> >     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/fam/faq.html
> > 
> > fam stands for File Alteration Monitor.  This might be of interest
> > to those looking for a way to be notified upon modifications to the
> > filesystem.

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