Re: Building off Medusa

On Wed, 16 Apr 2003, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote:

> >
> >
> >I you're using the dnotify version if FAM it *does* open each directory.
> >
> Wait!  You're telling me that the command-line program I used last day 
> *did* open each directory of the thousands?  It sure didn't feel like it 
> did that.

I don't know what you did or how it felt. All I'm saying is that dnotify 
fundamentally works by opening directories. When i say open, i mean the 
syscall open, the directories aren't actually *read*.

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