Call for help on inotify replacement for non-Linux

Flavio Castelli micron at
Wed Mar 5 07:39:30 GMT 2008

On 03/03/2008 18.28, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Using QFileSystemWatcher. On the BSDs, you'll need to use kqueue. On Solaris, 
> I have no idea.
Unfortunately kqueue isn't flexible enough, read this thread [1]

> That sounds like reimplementing both QFileSystemWatcher and KDirWatch.
> Best option here is to fold your modifications into KDirWatch and write the 
> necessary implementations for other systems.

I would like to point Sebastian also to this [2] discussion regarding
the usage of inotify and fam/gamin.
In short, Sebastian I recommend you to use KDirwWatch



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