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I really want ... something that is almost this...

I really want ... something that is almost this...

Posted Nov 13, 2009 2:28 UTC (Fri) by knobunc (subscriber, #4678)
Parent article: Another new ABI for fanotify

I have a large filesystem that I index. I couldn't care less about scanning things for malware, but this mechanism could help there...

Except, it looks like the interface does not generate events for file moves.

I know about the other notification mechanisms, but the tree is rather large and I do not want to have to add inotify_watches for all of the directories within... I assume (perhaps erroneously) that inotify does not scale to tens of thousands of directories.

-ben


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