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Incron -- a cron based on File System events

Mar 01, 2011, 23:32 (0 Talkback[s])


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"In a former article we saw something about Inotify.

"inotify is a Linux kernel subsystem that acts to extend filesystems to notice changes to the filesystem, and report those changes to applications. It replaces an earlier facility, dnotify, which had similar goals.

"Last time I focused on the functionality of inotifywait command which can be used by shell to wait for a certain event and then perform other functions, but today we will see some uses of incron."

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