Re: [RFC/PATCH] inotify -- a dnotify replacement
From: Ian Kent
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 20:55:32 EST
On Thu, 13 May 2004, John McCutchan wrote:
> 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.
But you don't know what I need it for.
Maybe it is a bit of sledge hammer.
Hopefully I'll have some time to check it out further on the weekend.
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