ev_stat: What syscalls are supported?

Marc Lehmann schmorp at schmorp.de
Mon Aug 31 22:45:22 CEST 2009

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 12:43:59PM -0600, Tony Arcieri <tony at medioh.com> wrote:
> I've read in the documentation that inotify is supported on Linux, and all
> other platforms use stat() polling.  Is this still the case, and are there

It is still the case.

> plans to support additional system calls in the future?

I don't know of any additional syscalls that could be used to implement that
(kqueue afaik can't, neither can similar mechanisms, afaik). as simple as
ev_stat watchers seem, only inotify seems to be powerful enough to implement

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