Detect File System changes

Noah noah at
Fri Dec 23 13:20:27 CET 2005

In the UNIX world the common tool is FAM -- File Allocation Monitor.
This is a daemon that will report filesystem changes to clients.
There is a Python interface to libfam called "Python FAM" here:
It looks mature, but I have never used it.

There are also some alternatives to FAM, but I don't remember the names
of them right now.


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