KDirWatch emitting dirty signal many times for one change

David Faure faure at kde.org
Tue Mar 23 11:59:38 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 23 March 2004 12:58, Matthias Kretz wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 March 2004 12:48, Martin Konold wrote:
> > IIRC this is an issue with dnotify of the Linux kernel. It is emmitting
> > this many realtime signals (btw causing a lot of load in the kernel and
> > userspace).
> My KDirWatch says it's using FAM, though. Or is FAM using dnotify internally?

It is.

> Couldn't KDirWatch compress the notifications into one signal?

I thought it already did?

David Faure, faure at kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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