Re: Removing gamin dependency?

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 10:53 AM, Vincent Untz <vuntz gnome org> wrote:
> Le jeudi 21 août 2008, à 16:44 +0200, Olav Vitters a écrit :
>> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 03:18:18PM +0200, Olav Vitters wrote:
>> > I'd really like a new gamin release on to include the fix
>> > for bug 534942. Can I make a new gamin release?
>> >
>> > Things I like to do as well:
>> > make use of (much better bandwidth)
>> >
>> > Do you agree? I'd like to make a new release today so it is ready for
>> > 2.24 beta1. Or perhaps you want to make a release?
>> gamin doesn't build for me. Got no release after pinging.
>> However, after discussion with Matthias, I propose to remove this from
>> the build as gnome-vfs can use inotify instead (hope that works on other
>> platforms).
> It builds fine here, FWIW.
>> Agree? Should I ask d-d-l?
> I thought inotify is Linux-specific? We have a backend for OpenSolaris
> in gio (using fen, don't know what it is). But what about BSD? Probably
> worth asking on d-d-l.

Yes, inotify is linux-specific, but gnome-vfs has a fam dependency,
not a hard gamin dependency. I don't know that for a fact, but I would
expect BSDs or Solaris to use their native fam implementations when
building gnome-vfs, anyway...

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