gits...@pobox.com wrote on Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:38 -0700:
> Karsten Blees <karsten.bl...@gmail.com> writes:
> > However, AFAIK inotify doesn't work recursively, so the daemon
> > would at least have to track the directory structure to be able to
> > register / unregister inotify handlers as directories come and go.
> Yes, and you would need one inotify per directory but you do not
> have an infinite supply of outstanding inotify watch (wasn't the
> limit like 8k per a single uid or something?), so the daemon must be
> prepared to say "I'll watch this, that and that directories, but the
> consumers should check other directories themselves."
fanotify is an option here too; it can watch an entire file
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