PAM (from D-Bus/HAL discussion)

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 10:34:10 PDT 2006


On 4/9/06, Andrew Benton <b3nt at ukonline.co.uk> wrote:
> Andrew Benton wrote:
> > If Gnome VFS can now use inotify directly it makes
> > me wonder if Gamin is still needed.
>
> One test build later, no it isn't. If Gnome VFS can use the kernel
> inotify directly then Gamin and FAM are superfluous.

Jürg mentioned it earlier, and I actually stumbled upon it later.  The
only reason to keep gamin is that it can track files over NFS.  Of
course, I can't remember where I found that.  The references may be in
the gnome-vfs source.

--
Dan



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