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Re: [RFC][PATCH] Inotify kernel API



* Robert Love (rml novell com) wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-08-26 at 11:48 -0400, John McCutchan wrote:
> 
> > There is nothing in inotify_watch that is useful to other parts of the
> > kernel other than the inode, which will be passed to the callback.
> 
> Also, I don't see anything wrong with not exposing data structures and
> proving access only via abstracted interfaces.

There's no compelling reason (that I see), to make it typeless.  No need
to expose irrelevant internals, but should be simple enough to create
a data structure that's useable and/or extensible by the client.


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