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Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Sat Feb 19 16:11:18 UTC 2005

On Sat, Feb 19, 2005 at 04:54:12PM +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 19, 2005 at 10:52:57AM -0500, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >   The inotify stuff is enabled by default. But if the kernel doesn't
> > have support for it we fallback to dnotify automatically. Allows people
> > to experiment with it without relying on it.
> question is how you detect inotify support... that's going to be tough
> without breaking when the abi changes again etc

  If an user update the kernel without also updating the user space
tools he's in for troubles, that's true for many kernel interfaces.
Gamin is far from being cast in stone either, expect more updates !


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