[Mono-bugs] [Bug 324809] FileSystemWatcher does not deal intelligently with SymLinks

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Gonzalo Paniagua Javier <gonzalo at novell.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Gonzalo Paniagua Javier <gonzalo at novell.com>  2008-10-06 22:38:57 MDT ---
I don't think this is a good idea. inotify does not support it and we would
have do lstat/stat on all the symbolic links in a way similar to what the
default file system watcher does (polling), which is far from efficient.

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