Re: [patch] inotify, improved.

From: Chris Friesen
Date: Fri Jun 17 2005 - 11:38:45 EST

Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:

It's also racy as hell. By the time the inotify gets delivered to the
userspace process, pid 820 may be long gone.....

Yep. But I can see uses for people to want to log all activity on specific directory trees. Think audit trails, etc.

Imagine root getting a log like:

Date: Jan 1,2006: file /foo/evidence.txt changed by user blah, pid <666>, commandline: "vi evidence.txt"

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