Re: Inotify development

From: Kasper Dupont (kasperd_at_daimi.au.dk)
Date: 09/06/05

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    "David E. Konerding DSD staff" wrote:
    >
    > The whole point of using something like inotify is to avoid using clunky forward-
    > mechanisms like whole-directory listing immediately after a directory has been
    > created. His goal is to get an actual snapshot of everythign that happens to files,
    > without missing some things because he had to do a (potentially costly) directory
    > scan.

    Scanning a newly created directory is never costly.

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    Kasper Dupont
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