"J. Lewis Muir" <jlm...@imca-cat.org> writes: > On 11/12, Austin Clements wrote: >> Quoth David Bremner on Nov 04 at 1:26 pm: >> > I agree it looks like a race condition. inotify sounds a bit >> > overcomplicated and perhaps non-portable? It should probably just >> > tolerate disappearing files better, consider that a warning. >> >> Inotify really *is* the solution. > > I don't see how inotify can be the solution unless the idea is to make > Notmuch run on Linux only. Inotify is a Linux kernel API. Some other > OSes have their own native file event notification facilities, but not > all of them have it, and most (if not all) only support file event > notifications for certain file systems and not for others (e.g., not for > NFS).
Yeah, it's worth saying that, even if I think Austin knows. I was thinking that an alternative approach might be to have either notmuch new or notmuch insert take a file name on the command line, and let the user call it via what ever kind of directory watcher utility works on their system. d _______________________________________________ notmuch mailing list email@example.com https://notmuchmail.org/mailman/listinfo/notmuch