InotifyOptions

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Three options for dealing with inotify are:
 
Three options for dealing with inotify are:
  
# Don't support it.
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# Don't support it.
  ## This is what we're doing now.
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## This is what we're doing now.
  ## Checkpoint is refused with a helpful log message.
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## Checkpoint is refused with a helpful log message.
# Translate inodes being watched to pathnames at checkpoint, and back at restart
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# Translate inodes being watched to pathnames at checkpoint, and back at restart
# Use a filesystem which lets us restore inode numbers at restart.
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# Use a filesystem which lets us restore inode numbers at restart.

Latest revision as of 21:07, 19 February 2010

Inotify and checkpoint/restart

Three options for dealing with inotify are:

  1. Don't support it.
    1. This is what we're doing now.
    2. Checkpoint is refused with a helpful log message.
  2. Translate inodes being watched to pathnames at checkpoint, and back at restart
  3. Use a filesystem which lets us restore inode numbers at restart.
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