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

Revision as of 19:01, 17 February 2010

Inotify and checkpoint/restart

Three options for dealing with inotify are:

# Don't support it.
 ## This is what we're doing now.
 ## Checkpoint is refused with a helpful log message.
# 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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