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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] inotify 0.5
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    On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 09:33, Chris Friesen wrote:
    > Ian Kent wrote:
    >
    > > So the number of watches is restricted to the max number of file
    > > handles/process?
    >
    > Note: I have not read the code. We should probably do so before speculating.
    >
    > However, it looks like you have one fd, and reading from it gives you a data
    > structure of information about the event. The max number of watches could be as
    > high as INT_MAX depending on implementation.

    Yes you are right. The maximum number of watchers is per-device. I have
    it defined as 256 now. Also the maximum number of devices that can be
    opened at a time is 8.

    John
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