[Mono-dev] FileSystemWatcher on Linux

pablosantosluac at terra.es pablosantosluac at terra.es
Fri Dec 26 16:02:16 EST 2008

Ok, a bit of more info

I set the "directory" to be /home/pablo but I'm only getting "rename" 
notifications *inside* /home/pablo/somethingelse, never when the ops are 
directly in /home/pablo

I'll take a look at the code


pablosantosluac at terra.es escribió:
> Hi,
> I'm running a test with FileSystemWatcher on linux. My problem is:
> - I never get "rename" events but "removed" and "added" event pairs
> - I also get a huge number of "modified" events for files I think no one 
> is touching (I'm seeing that on a huge number of source files on my 
> workspace, files that are not being edited (unless they're being acessed 
> by "beagle" ... :-P, so just forget about this one)
> Also, one question: Inotify is able to *correctly* report moved files, 
> isn't it? I mean, not like on windows where the *sad* FileSystemWatcher 
> implementation is not able to track moved files, right? So, wouldn't it 
> be better to modify the InotifyWatcher implementation to correctly fill 
> moved events (I know it won't be the *standard* way, but it would be 
> better, wouldn't it?)
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