[Mono-osx] An open letter to the OS X Mono group.

Louis R. Marascio louis at fitnr.com
Sun Apr 8 12:13:51 EDT 2007

Andreas Frber <andreas.faerber at web.de> wrote:
>> We do not have file monitoring code for Solaris (other than polling,
>> which is not really great).
>> Your best chance here is to use inotify on Linux, or build Mono for
>> Linux and hope that Solaris' Linux emulation has a complete
>> implementation of inotify and run the Linux executables there.
>Well, I didn't check the implementation but apparently the polling  
>approach works better for me than the current kevent approach.  
>Unfortunately the configure script offers no option to select the  
>implementation used. I'll try modifying filewatcher.c on OS X next  
>week, thanks for the hint.

Could this be a runtime option controlled via environment variable
rather than build time?


Louis R. Marascio - www.fitnr.com
... fixed in the next release ...

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