[patch] Break limitation of file watchers for KDirWatch on Windows

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Thu Jul 10 04:29:56 BST 2008

Jaroslaw Staniek wrote:
>Thiago Macieira said the following, On 2008-07-09 22:43:
>> Jaroslaw Staniek wrote:
>>> Maximum number of wait objects per single QFileSystemWatcher is
>>> MAXIMUM_WAIT_OBJECTS (64) on Windows.
>> If it's a limitation of QFileSystemWatcher, shouldn't it be reported
>> as a bug to that and fixed in Qt?
>Qt/Windows contains explicit condition to only allow
> MAXIMUM_WAIT_OBJECTS. I don't know what was the reason for this.
>If possible, I'd like to have the patch applied as a workaround and then
>report the bug and monitor its resolution.

Well, maybe there's a reason such a limit exists then. And since you're 
bypassing it, shouldn't you ask why it is there?

Anyways, go ahead and apply it if it helps.

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