Samba inotify events

Richard Henwood richard.henwood at
Wed Jul 2 12:20:55 GMT 2008

On Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:50:00 +0200, Volker Lendecke wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 02, 2008 at 10:43:53AM +0000, Richard Henwood wrote:
>> Are there any configuration tweaks which may help improve the
>> predictability of the events I observe through Samba?
> Probably not, sorry. We generate file system actions on a client's
> behalf, and the specific syscalls we do fully depends on what the client
> asks us to do.

ah! of course! So because I can expect a number of clients to use the 
service, I think I should be taking the 'inotify' events as a indicator 
that something has happened and do my housekeeping further up the 


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