config option for KDirWatch method

Flavio Castelli micron at
Tue Aug 21 16:00:09 BST 2007

On Tuesday 21 August 2007 16:47:31 Dirk Mueller wrote:
> Why would you want to do that with strigi? Remember that inotify pin`s the
> inode in memory, so if you watch all the directories on your system then
> that means that you pin all those inodes into memory, which is a big
> ressource overhead (8192 inodes use over 2 MB of memory already). There is
> no point in strigi watching everything.
We watch recursively all indexed directories. In this way Strigi's index will 
be up-to-date and user searches will be consistent (we won't return deleted 
or no more valid contents nor we will omit a valid one).

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