inotify in FC5 ?

Dave Jones davej at
Mon Jan 30 16:41:31 UTC 2006

On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 11:33:46AM -0500, John Ellson wrote:
 > Can somebody point me to latest docs on inotify?   Is this inotify.txt 
 > from the kernel-docs rpm supposed to be current?

If you're using the latest rpm from rawhide, it's pulling from the
latest version in the tree, so yes.

 > I tried to use it from a test program but I get:
 > test.o: In function `main':test.c:(.text+0x43): warning: warning: 
 > inotify_add_watch is not implemented and will always fail
 > :test.c:(.text+0x15): warning: warning: inotify_init is not implemented 
 > and will always fail

Hmm, odd. Can you send your test program ?

 > I'm hoping this is just me doing something wrong.  Hasn't inotify been 
 > in Rawhide for some time now?

It's even in FC4.  It was merged in 2.6.14


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