[Samba] Problem to detect changes in directory

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Nov 22 01:55:14 GMT 2005

On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 01:51:35AM +0100, sebastien Pastor wrote:
> Ok i guess i found out. Samba would do only Directory Changes 
> notification but not File Changes notification.Meaning it returns only 
> the fact that "something" has changed in the folder and not "this file" 
> has changed. i guess my transcoder software is expecting the latter ...
> Can anyone confirm me this limitation in samba ?

Yes this is a limitation in Samba. I have a patch to fix this
that's (shamefully) being sitting in my inbox for about a year...

I'm intending to add in support for Linux inotify with this patch
for probably the 3.0.22 release (it's too invasive for 3.0.21
right now).


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