Re: [gamin] Recursiveley monitoring large collections

On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 12:08:36PM +0100, Shez wrote:
> sorry, xxxx should be 9000 directories.

  This can't work on a dnotify based system as monitoring a directory 
requires to open() the directory and you will exhaust the number of file
descriptor openable by a single process. Try inotify, or a polling based


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