Re: [Nautilus-list] Re: IMON in mainstream Linux kernel?

On 14 Jun 2001, Havoc Pennington wrote:

> Alex Larsson <alexl redhat com> writes:
> >
> > It also fails if there are multiple hard links to a file, and you're
> > watching it in a directory other than the one it is changed in.
> >
> > Al Viro had various other complaints about it's semantics too.
> >
> None of which really matter for a GUI filemanager. ;-)

Well. I think the idea is that if you put it in the kernel it must be
good, because people are gonna use it for a lot of thing.

That doesn't explain why Linus accepted the crappy SIGIO thing though.

/ Alex

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