RFC: commit FAM support inside Strigi

Andreas Pakulat apaku at gmx.de
Wed Nov 14 18:02:52 GMT 2007

On 14.11.07 16:55:03, Flavio Castelli wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 November 2007 16:19:31 Eike Hein wrote:
> > What's preventing inotify from being the default on
> > recent Linux platforms, btw?
> FAM/Gamin should be the best choice because:
> - it's available on most unix systems
> - uses low level monitoring tools when available (such inotify)
> - there's no resource waste: suppose you have n programs watching the same 
> dir.

Both methods have a quite bad reputation though, having hogged tons of
CPU's out there for no particular reason, though might have been
improved over the last year, at least I've seen no cpu-hogging from
gamin since quite some time now.


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