Re: [gamin] Tty to port gamin to Solaris

On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 11:32:06PM +0800, Henry Zhang wrote:
> Hi Daniel etc all,
> Could anyone like to give any comments on my question:
> What's the significant difference between FAM and Gamin? From the 

  completely different code bases.
 "Gamin is a file and directory monitoring system defined to be a subset
  of FAM ..."

> website I can see Gamin do some optimization on FAM, I am thinking why 
> we not putback these fix to FAM, instead of developing a new Gamin?

  Send patches to the FAM developpers if you think it's better.

> We have a new kernel support, File Events Notification API, ready at 
> Solaris, seems we can do the port, and is there any other pre-requisites 
> to make Gamin run at other OS?

  See in the code source what was done for other environments like 
gam_kqueue.[ch] in server subdir.
> Can Gamin support thin-client environment? e.g. SunRay.

  No idea what you mean by that, just one thing to point ot is that
gamin to not get remote changes in NFS shares unless using polling for
those volumes.


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