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

From: Chris Wedgwood
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 16:43:50 EST

On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 05:02:42PM +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:

> Its the single thing which forces users of dnotify to have an
> otherwise useless daemon.

fam? fam is useless for reasons other than dnotify.

> Signals are process global resources. As such, a library can't
> allocate them, so dnotify can't be used in a library.

That's simply bogus. Pass in the signal number to the library if
necessary. inotify sounds more like a hack to keep some gnome crap
happy than anything else.

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