[Mono-list] possible bug with FileSystemWatcher

Alex Mac lots.of.mailing.lists at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 18:10:33 EDT 2006

On 03/10/06, Robert Jordan <robertj at gmx.net> wrote:
> Alex Mac wrote:
> > I'm trying to monitor /dev using the FileSystemWatcher however my app
> > seems to hang at the point when i call "watcher.IncludeSubdirectories
> > = true" without that line the code runs fine. Monitoring /tmp with
> > that option turned on does work...
> >
> > Also if i try running the code with "MONO_MANAGED_WATCHER=1" then I
> > get the following error message continuously appearing:
> >
> > ** Message: Unknown errno: Too many levels of symbolic links
> The message is probably harmless. It gets emitted because
> ELOOP has no Win32 error code.
> Robert

It might be harmless but mono seems to be stuck in a loop emitting
that message continuously which can't be right.

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