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Re: [RFC][PATCH] Inotify kernel API



On Wednesday 24 August 2005 15:24, Amy Griffis wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 10:21:46AM -0700, Chris Wright wrote:
> > * Timothy R. Chavez (tinytim us ibm com) wrote:
> > > The alternative approach is to embed Inotify watches in a per-client
> > > specific watch, ie:
> > 
> > Exactly, this can eliminate typeless interface, and is how other
> > subsystems do things.
> 
> It's my impression that John does not want to expose the inotify_watch
> struct to kernel consumers.  But maybe there's a way to handle it
> that's better than what I proposed.

Is there any particular reason why, if there were a kernel API for Inotify,
that clients of that API should not be exposed to relevant Inotify structs
like inotify_watch?

-tim


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