Call for help on inotify replacement for non-Linux

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Mon Mar 3 16:58:42 GMT 2008

On Monday 03 March 2008 17:31:47 Sebastian Trüg wrote:
> For nepomuk I implemented a kded module that monitors file operations like
> rename and delete and updates the metadata accordingly. The problem is that
> it depends on inotify which is linux-only. Sadly I cannot use KFileWatch
> since I need move signals that include both the source and the dest URL.
> Question is: how can this be implemented for WIN or MAC and can we extend
> KDirWatch to emit these signals and who can help with that?

How about the systems where inotify is not present, like older Linux, or 
Solaris or the BSDs?

Why didn't you use QFileSystemWatcher? Or instead extend KDirWatch like you 
needed it to?

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