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SubjectRe: FS callback routines
On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Sean R. Bright wrote:

> I was writing a user space application to monitor a folder's contents. The
> folder itself contained 100 folders, and each of those contained 24 folders.
> While writing the code to traverse the directory structure I realized that
> instead of my software figuring out when things change, why not just have
> the fs tell my application when something was updated. For example, say we
> had a function called watch_fs(), that took an inode reference and a
> function pointer and maybe a bitmask of events to watch for. When that
> inode (or its children) were changed, why couldn't the fs code call the
> callback function I specified?
RFTM: linux-2.4.0/Documentation/dnotify.txt

BYtE
Philipp
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