file monitoring choice

  • From: "Liviu Andronic" <landronimirc@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: emelfm2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 06:37:41 +0200

Hello everyone,

emelFM2 allows one on Linux, at build time, to select out of four
different ways of monitoring files: inotify, dnotify, fam and gamin.
From this Gentoo article,
http://www.gentoo.org/news/en/gwn/20060320-newsletter.xml#doc_chap5, I
understand that inotify is preferable to dnotify and gamin to fam.
However, out of the better two, which one is best: inotify or gamin?

Thanks in advance,
Liviu


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