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[Discuss] Sync Revisited: inotify

On 7/30/2014 5:57 PM, Tom Metro wrote:
> This could be avoided with architectural changes. Specifically using
> inotify[1] on Linux to monitor a file system. (See also fsnotify[2].) A

This fails to account for changes made while the tool is not running. If
you want to detect such changes then the entire directory tree must be
scanned and the results compared with the sync database when the tool

The file system can be actively monitored for changes once the tool is

Rich P.

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