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SubjectRe: [PATCH] inotify: split kernel API from userspace support
On Thu, 2006-06-01 at 13:46 -0400, Robert Love wrote:
> On 6/1/06, Amy Griffis <> wrote:
> > The following series of patches introduces a kernel API for inotify,
> > making it possible for kernel modules to benefit from inotify's
> > mechanism for watching inodes. With these patches, inotify will
> > maintain for each caller a list of watches (via an embedded struct
> > inotify_watch), where each inotify_watch is associated with a
> > corresponding struct inode. The caller registers an event handler and
> > specifies for which filesystem events their event handler should be
> > called per inotify_watch.
> Thank you for breaking the patch up. Looks good to me.
> Acked-by: Robert Love <>


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