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Re: [PATCH] Added inotify support.

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Added inotify support.
Date: Sat, 06 Oct 2012 17:26:33 -0400
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>> If nfsd applies a modification and it's not reflected with some inotify
>> event, I think that's a bug that the kernel developers would want to fix.
> They don't care. If an event doesn't come through the normal VFS layers,
> inotify won't see it, and that's that.

But that's a bug in nfsd, still.

> Oh yes, indeed. I'm just arguing against ripping out polling and
> replacing it with inotify, really:

I have no intention to rip out polling.  Rather I hope that the
higher-level API we come up with can be implemented by any of Windows's
low-level API, inotify, MacOSX's equvalent, or polling.


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