Filesystem change notifications

Ian Pilcher pilchman at
Wed Nov 13 18:53:42 CST 2002

Is anyone working on implementing FindFirstChangeNotification and
friends?  If not, this looks like something that may be both within my
capabilities and non-trivial enough to be useful (a rare combination!).

My thought is to use SGI FAM (, which
is shipped with Red Hat and (according to bug #588) Mandrake.  I'm not
sure about any other distributions, but the FAQ on the web page states
that Enlightenment, GNOME, and KDE all use it, so it should be pretty

If no one is working on this, start preparing for an endless series of
questions about the wineserver's internal workings.
Ian Pilcher                                           pilchman at

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