Re: Giant logfile


On 10/14/07, Debajyoti Bera <dbera web gmail com> wrote:
> Ya. Its possibly because of a lower inotify max_watches limit. It used to
> print too many warning messages in the past, even without --debug (besides
> causing other problems).
> BTW, this problem was fixed in the next bugfix release, 0.2.18. And you should
> up the max_watches limit; the value in /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_user_watches
> should be significantly larger that the number of directories in your home
> directory. (OpenSUSE 10.3 possibly does that ... not sure).

Yeah, we made inotify (and a higher max_user_watches) a requirement in
0.2.18.  openSUSE 10.3 has the number of watches increased to 65535 in
/etc/sysctl.conf.  Other distros should follow suit.


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