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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 15:23:31 +0200

> From: Michael Albinus <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 14:17:28 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>       address@hidden
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >> 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.
> I've implemented a quick shot what's possible just now.

I understand, and thank you for doing this.

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