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SubjectRe: fcntl(F_GETLEASE) semantics??
to den 11.08.2005 Klokka 21:41 (+0300) skreiv Heikki Orsila:
> Peter Chubb <> wrote:
> > if (fcntl(fd, F_SETLEASE, F_RDLCK) == -1)
> > fail;
> Is that something inotify can do? If so, then should F_SETLEASE/GETLEASE
> be deprecated for future? F_SETLEASE is Linux specific, and inotify is
> generally more useful. It looks like inotify could be used to detected
> changes in any file.

inotify does not give you synchronous notification. It just tells you
something has happened after the fact. Not the same thing at all.


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