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    SubjectRe: Using get_cwd inside a module.
    On Nov 22, 2003  10:15 +0000, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > On Sat, Nov 22, 2003 at 10:33:34AM +0100, Juergen Hasch wrote:
    > > Dnotify doesn't return the file names that changed, changedfiles does.
    > > I've looked into this, because Samba would benefit from such a functionality.
    > >
    > > So maybe it would be possible to teach dnotify to return file names
    > > (e.g. using netlink) ?
    >
    > Well, you can't return filenames. There's no unique path to a give
    > file.

    Since the caller is already watching a specific directory, it doesn't
    need to know the full pathname, just the inode number that changed.
    Then Samba et. al. could do an inode->name(s) lookup on the directory.

    Cheers, Andreas
    --
    Andreas Dilger
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
    http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/

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