KDirWatch (Re: problem with KIO::NetAccess and KDirLister/KFileTreeView)

Andy Fawcett andy at athame.co.uk
Wed Oct 16 11:09:06 BST 2002

On Wednesday 16 October 2002 12:31, Josef Weidendorfer wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 October 2002 10:58, David Faure wrote:
> > > > It's very slow over NFS, but that's another story ;)
> > >
> > > And that's the real reason to use FAM. On the NFS server machine,
> > > a fam daemon needs to running and everything will be quite fast
> > > again.
> >
> > Right. We need to remember to answer this, to bug reports about the
> > stat'ing over NFS... Cc'ing 48963 ;)
> You won't have luck with this answer if the server is running on
> Solaris/HP-UX/AIX: I don't think fam is delivered with this system.
> Perhaps you can compile it there...
> Fam comes from SGI, so of course IRIX has it, and now LINUX, too...

>From the FAM FAQ (http://oss.sgi.com/projects/fam/faq.html#what_os_fam)

| What operating systems does FAM support?
| FAM uses GNU autotools, and it should work on any Unix-like system. We 
| develop primarily on Red Hat Linux and IRIX, so you should have no
| problems running it on one of those operating systems. We have also 
| received reports of FAM running on FreeBSD and Solaris

And, from experience, I can tell you it works fine on both FreeBSD and 


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