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Re: [fam] Fam race condition

To: Carsten Haitzler <raster@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [fam] Fam race condition
From: Alex Larsson <alexl@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 10:32:35 -0400 (EDT)
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On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Carsten Haitzler wrote:

> likely they havent heavily tested the "polling" mode - and rely on the kernel
> layer (imon) to do the work. i think they assume you knwo that polling mode 
> isnt
> 100% reliable (could miss a file appear and dissapear if it does it between
> polls and more) so it wan't an issue to look into.
> 
> at least that's what i assume was the case :)

This has nothing to do with polling mode. (Well. The bug exists there too, 
but is much harder to trigger.)

/ Alex


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