Re: [RFC/PATCH] inotify -- a dnotify replacement

From: Stephen Rothwell
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 07:20:08 EST

On Tue, 11 May 2004 13:52:44 +0200 nf <nf2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I would even claim, that simple polling ("stat"-ing) the filesystem for
> changes is more efficient in 95% of the cases, than all this dnotify,
> fam, etc... stuff.

Not if you want power savings in your idle loop ...

Stephen Rothwell sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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