ev_stat: What syscalls are supported?
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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