Imitating "tail -f"
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Nov 29 05:29:00 CET 2009
In article <mailman.801.1258871556.2873.python-list at python.org>,
Matt Nordhoff <mnordhoff at mattnordhoff.com> wrote:
>Jason Sewall wrote:
>> FWIW, GNU tail on Linux uses inotify for tail -f:
>Some other operating systems have similar facilities, e.g. FSEvents on OS X.
Having spent some time with FSEvents, I would not call it particularly
similar to inotify. FSEvents only works at the directory level. Someone
suggested pnotify the last time this subject came up, but I haven't had
time to try it out.
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