lfs-bootscripts: fam

Ronald Hummelink maillist at hummelink.xs4all.nl
Mon Mar 22 16:59:41 PST 2004

On Mon, 2004-03-22 at 19:31, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
> >On Monday, March 22, 2004 at 9:57 AM, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>The executable is called famd, so I have no idea what you are 
> >>refering to.
> >>    
> >>
> >Yes, the newest version (2.7.0) has renamed the daemon to famd.
> >  
> >
> Sorry. I have been using fam-2.7.0 for so long that I had forgotten that 
> the daemon was renamed to famd. I assumed it had always been famd. I 
> will update the book to fam-2.7.0. That should solve the confusion :-) I 
> will also remove the fam-dnotify patch since according to the fam 
> homepage it is not stable as yet.

There are reports the debian version of the dnotify patch is alright
(the one from sgi supposedly has some memory leak or something when fam
monitors remote stuff)
Might want to look into that, fam is MUUUUCH more sweet with dnotify
then with polling.


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