Re: Inotify development
From: Kasper Dupont (kasperd_at_daimi.au.dk)
Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2005 22:03:13 +0200
"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
Scanning a newly created directory is never costly.
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