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SubjectRe: [patch] inotify for 2.6.11
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On Thu, 2005-04-07 at 18:37 -0700, Rusty Lynch wrote:

> Looking into this a little more I realized that the lack of /proc
> notifications (for processes coming and going) is a common problem anytime
> a file is modified without going through the VFS. Other examples are
> remote file changes on a mounted NFS partition, remote file changes on a
> mounted cluster filesystem (like ocfs or gfs), and just about any virtual
> file system where the kernel is adding/deleting/modifying files from below
> the VFS.

Indeed it is. But none of those are anything that we care about (except
maybe /proc).

The problem of changes on remote filesystems is solved by FAM.

Robert Love


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