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 system. -- Pete -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html