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From: Eric Wong <>
To: Jan Kiszka <>
Subject: Re: High polling frequency of public-inbox-watch
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 17:33:20 +0000
Message-ID: <20190811173320.tpxy2km7uyjkklge@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Jan Kiszka <> wrote:
> On 11.08.19 18:51, Eric Wong wrote:
> > Linux::Inotify2 on Linux which AFAIK all deb-based distros
> > will pull in,

Oops, I was wrong on that :x

> I was expecting inotify usage as well, but I'm not seeing that in strace, rather
> a long *stat series, and then nanosleep(2)... Hah!
>     apt install liblinux-inotify2-perl
> solved it. Did I miss a note in the readme?

Nope, but it should probably be noted as an optional dependency
in INSTALL, along with KQueue dependencies for *BSDs.

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-11 16:43 Jan Kiszka
2019-08-11 16:51 ` Eric Wong
2019-08-11 17:01   ` Jan Kiszka
2019-08-11 17:33     ` Eric Wong [this message]
2019-10-15  3:59       ` [PATCH] INSTALL: recommend inotify|kqueue modules for -watch Eric Wong

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