I have created this incrontab entry: /tmp IN_ALL_EVENTS /home/me/changes.sh $@/$# $% and this script (changes.sh): #!/bin/bash echo "file $1 changed(flgs: $2)" >> /home/me/changes.log ...
I'm attempting to use part of a one-liner found here: Script to monitor folder for new files? When I try the following procedure I get no output whatsoever and I cannot figure out why. In terminal ...
I am consistently running out of inotify resources, leading to errors along the lines of: # tail -f /some/files tail: inotify resources exhausted tail: inotify cannot be used, reverting to polling ...
Imagine two processes, a reader and a writer, communicating via a regular file on an ext3 fs. Reader has an inotify IN_MODIFY watch on the file. Writer writes 1000 bytes to the file, in a single ...
I've been looking for a simple activator which can execute some code when stuff happens, I haven't found anything yet. Maybe, I am not using the right keywords. It would be great if someone pointed me ...
I am developing software that will utilize inotify to track changes on a large amount of files (tens to hundreds of thousands of files). I have come up with these ideas: one watch per file one watch ...
After a recent upgrade to Fedora 15, I'm finding that a number of tools are failing with errors along the lines of: tail: inotify resources exhausted tail: inotify cannot be used, reverting to ...
I'm currently facing a problem on a linux box where as root I have commands returning error because inotify watch limit has been reached. # tail -f /var/log/messages [...] tail: cannot watch ...