Thu Oct 6 19:58:06 GMT 2022
On 10/6/2022 12:29 PM, Kevin Connor Arpe wrote:
> Sorry, I am a GMail user, so I am unable to reply to the original email
> from Eric Blake firstname.lastname@example.org on Thu May 3 14:03:00 GMT 2018:
> Eric wrote: <<And patches to make Cygwin support inotify_init() and
> friends implemented
> on top of the Windows native API are certainly welcome.>>
> First, please correct me if Linux-style inotify is already supported in
> Cygwin. As I understand, it is not.
> I would appreciate it if people could share their thoughts and advice.
I don't know if this will help, but Emacs has a filenotify feature which, on
Linux, is based on inotify. In the native Windows build of Emacs, filenotify is
implemented in the file src/w32notify.c in the Emacs source tree. Looking at
how this is done might give you some ideas.
> The Linux inotify API is an excellent feature. I have used it a few times
> with great success. It would be nice to have this feature on Cygwin.
Agreed. Good luck.
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