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Re: inotify-enabled apps [was: inotail]



On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 12:49:48PM -0800, Florin Andrei wrote:
 > Florin Andrei wrote:
 > > Anybody planning to submit inotail to Extras?
 > > 
 > > http://distanz.ch/inotail/
 > 
 > Hmm, that's not the only inotify-enabled version of a major application, 
 > it seems.
 > 
 > http://incron.aiken.cz/
 > 
 > 1. About
 > This program is the "inotify cron" system. It consists of a daemon and a 
 > table manipulator. You can use it a similar way as the regular cron. The 
 > difference is that the inotify cron handles filesystem events rather 
 > than time periods.

That sounds bizarre. Why would it need to poll for file changes at all?
It would be more logical if crontab(1) told crond that modifications were
made after it gets run.

		Dave

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