Watching for file creation/deletion

David Jarvie djarvie at
Mon Mar 17 15:22:47 GMT 2008

On Sunday 16 March 2008 21:58, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> Hi, KDirWatch has created and deleted signals but they are documented only
> to
> work for directories, i tried to see if it worked for files and it did not
> work, does anyone know if it could be possible to extend to files or i
> have
> to fallback to watching the parent directory and doing some work on my
> own?

Another question on KDirWatch's capabilities: when a directory is watched,
changes to its permissions (i.e. changes to the directory file, not to
files within it) aren't reported. Is this something which can/will be

David Jarvie.
KAlarm author & maintainer.

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