Re: [PATCH 02/10] fanotify: fscking all notification system

From: Eric Paris
Date: Fri Nov 06 2009 - 10:32:11 EST

On Sat, 2009-10-31 at 14:47 -0400, Eric Paris wrote:
> fanotify is a novel file notification system which bases notification on
> giving userspace both an event type (open, close, read, write) and an open
> file descriptor to the object in question. This should address a number of
> races and problems with other notification systems like inotify and dnotify
> and should allow the future implementation of blocking or access controlled
> notification. These are useful for on access scanners or hierachical storage
> management schemes.

I'm not hearing the negative feedback of the past and most everyone's
questions and concerns have been addressed. Everyone ok if I drop these
into -next?


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