Re: [gamin] Should gam_server be running on gnome-2.18 desktop machine?

On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 08:35:07PM -0700, walt wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just updated my gentoo desktop machine from gnome-2.16 to 2.18.
> Before today I always saw gam_server running in the background
> (after I switched to gamin from famd).
> After today's update I notice that neither famd nor gam_server are
> running, but everything seems to be working normally AFAICT.
> If I create a new file from an xterm command prompt, the new file
> appears in about one second in any nautilus window which happens
> to be looking at that directory.  (I'm assuming that famd/gamin
> are responsible for this feature, am I right about that?)
> So, should gam_server be running in the background with gnome-2.18,
> or not?

  Gamin is not part of Gnome. Maybe they switched to the use of
inotify automatically, I'm just assuming I have no definite answer
and that certainly depens on your distribution too.


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