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Re: [PATCH] Added basic file system watching support.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Added basic file system watching support.
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 14:51:29 +0200

> From: Michael Albinus <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:24:38 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>       address@hidden
> Honestly, I don't plan Tramp handlers for w32notify-add-watch and
> w32notify-rm-watch. I wouldn't know how to implement, neither if the
> local host runs MS Windows, nor if the remote host runs MS Windows. At
> least this thread does not exist :-)

That was not my intent.  The intent is to let Windows users use this
feature for remote files residing on GNU/Linux hosts.

> For me, it would be sufficient to regard Tramp handlers as an extension
> to inotify-add-watch and inotify-rm-watch, and not as a third backend in
> parallel to two others.

But then inotify-*-watch primitives will have to be able to be
compiled on platforms where HAVE_INOTIFY is not defined.  Currently,
this is impossible, so what you regard as sufficient would limit this
feature to GNU/Linux users and remote files on other GNU/Linux
systems.  I don't think such a limitation is desirable.

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