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Re: inotify-aware tail replacement



Colin Walters (walters redhat com) said: 
> On Thu, 2007-12-06 at 21:49 +0100, Karel Zak wrote:
> 
> >  coreutils = portability; inotify = linux (>= 2.6.13)
> 
> We have SELinux support in coreutils, I don't really see why an inotify
> patch would be a problem.
> 
> Having a separate program just because there's a different
> implementation detail is silly.

Is there any reason the user should *care* about the implementation
of tail -f?

Bill


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