On Wed, 10 Oct 2001, Nathan Thompson-Amato wrote:
> Alex Larsson wrote:
> > It's just a patch. There has been no new fam releases for a long time. If
> > you want a working fam + dnotify, the easiest way is to use the fam
> > package from rawhide. If you don't run an xinetd + rpm based system,
> > get the SRPM and apply the patches from it.
> Thanks for the tip.
> The other concern I had is whether the problems listed on the webpage (ie.,
> fam + dnotify holding monitored directories open and being limited by the
> number of free file descriptors) had been resolved. If they haven't,
> perhaps that's why people still favor imon...
Do people routinely monitor files in over 8192 directories? If so, they
can up the max, without even recompiling the kernel.
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