[tahoe-dev] Keeping local file system and Tahoe store in sync

Jeremy Fitzhardinge jeremy at goop.org
Fri Feb 6 23:57:33 UTC 2009


Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> I think its the other way around, no?  inotify can give you events for a 
> whole tree of namespace, whereas dnotify requires that you actually have 
> all the directories open, which doesn't scale at all well.  dnotify is 
> very definitely deprecated these days.
>
> (Not that inotify is particularly easy to use...)

BTW, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote a reasonably sensible python binding for 
inotify as part of Mercurial; not sure if it has an independent 
existence.  There's at least one other inotify binding, but its barking mad.

    J



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