Re: [PATCH] inotify 0.5

From: John McCutchan
Date: Sun Jul 18 2004 - 15:17:06 EST

On Sun, 2004-07-18 at 16:11, Martin Schlemmer wrote:
> Right, but kde also works with fam, and I assume the gamin support
> will only be in 2.[78] gnome-vfs? Also, it would be nice to test
> currently with fam enabled stuff, as I want to remember inotify
> do not have issues with locking mounts like dnotify have? Or is
> it rather a fam-related issue ?

Gamin is a API/ABI stable replacement for FAM. Just dropping in gamin
instead of fam should just work with all current software. Inotify does
not have the umount blocking problem. In fact it lets FAM/Gamin no that
a particular directory has been unmounted and is no longer available.
This will let konquerer/nautilus provide more user friendly clues to

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