Call for help on inotify replacement for non-Linux

Sebastian Trüg strueg at
Mon Mar 3 17:10:19 GMT 2008

On Monday 03 March 2008 17:53:37 Christian Ehrlicher wrote:
> Sebastian Trüg schrieb:
> > 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?
> Why not use QFileSystemWatcher like I did for KDirWatch on windows?

Same problem: there is no way to know what exactly changed, i.e. the source 
and dest url of a file move operation.

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