This is my incrontab line: /srv/www IN_MODIFY,IN_ATTRIB,IN_CREATE,IN_DELETE,IN_CLOSE_WRITE,IN_MOVE rsync --quiet --recursive --links --hard-links --perms --acls --xattrs --owner --group --delete ...
Some time ago I noticed that the events reported by inotify are different when the file is saved to an NFS mount vs. a local file system. Shouldn't the underlying VFS provide a uniform view of file ...
What I want to do is, to monitor a directory (not recursive, just one) for new files created and append those files to one single big file as they are being written. The number of files that are ...
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'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 ...