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

From: John McCutchan
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 16:23:19 EST

On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 11:36, raven@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hi John.
> On Sun, 9 May 2004, John McCutchan wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have been working on inotify a dnotify replacement.
> I have a rather unusual requirement for notification events.
> I've had a brief look at the code but it doesn't look like it would
> cater for it.
> Would this allow me to receive a notification when a directory is
> passed over during a path walk?

You can easily add event types to inotify, and just hook in at the
proper point in the kernel to get the events sent. That being said, I
don't think this would be a worth while event to have.

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