Re: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 18:26:18 EST

Christoph Lameter wrote:
On Tue, 21 Jun 2005, Robert Love wrote:

We should ask hpa what he needs for Ideally probably wants <something> that facilitates listening to <something> for a list of files being changed. That would greatly speed up the robots, and possibly rsync-like activities too.

I've talked to some people who've hooked inotify into rsync
successfully. Cool hack.

I noticed that select() is not working on real files. Could inotify be used to fix select()?

Non-blocking file I/O is an open issue.

AIO is probably a better path.


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