[p2p-hackers] keeping metadata synchronized

Andrew Clausen clausen at gnu.org
Thu Sep 16 00:15:01 UTC 2004


On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 02:51:57PM +0000, Eric Hanson wrote:
> That's kind of what I was thinking, but I don't even know where
> to start looking on how to do it.  It's going to be a Java app,
> so I can write a listener to listen for moves, deletes and
> renames and sync on that.  But, say on a OSX box, is there an
> event thrown that can be tapped into somehow?  How about
> Windows?  How about Linux?

In Linux, there is a daemon called the "File Alteration Monitor" (FAM).

Cheers,
Andrew




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