I would like to have a trigger and when a particular file is accessed by some process, I would like to be notified (i.e. a script should be run). If I understand correctly, this could be achieved with ...
I'm trying to make a inotifywait script take different actions for files vs folders if it sees a close_write flag being raised in the watched directory, but cannot seem to get the checks working. In ...
Occasionally a software package I install complains that the default fsnotify setting is far too low for decent performance. Intellij IDEA or crashplan are two examples. They suggest using fsnotify ...
I would like to get a list of pid's which hold shared lock on /tmp/file. Is this possible using simple command line tools?
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 ...