[Gluster-users] @devel - Why no inotify?

Joe Julian joe at julianfamily.org
Thu May 3 16:44:29 UTC 2018

There is the ability to notify the client already. If you developed against libgfapi you could do it (I think).

On May 3, 2018 9:28:43 AM PDT, lemonnierk at ulrar.net wrote:
>I thought about it a while back, haven't actually done it but I assume
>using inotify on the brick should work, at least in replica volumes
>(disperse probably wouldn't, you wouldn't get all events or you'd need
>to make sure your inotify runs on every brick). Then from there you
>could notify your clients, not ideal, but that should work.
>I agree that adding support for inotify directly into gluster would be
>great, but I'm not sure gluster has any mechanics for notifying clients
>of changes since most of the logic is in the client, as I understand
>On Thu, May 03, 2018 at 04:33:30PM +0100, lejeczek wrote:
>> hi guys
>> will we have gluster with inotify? some point / never?
>> thanks, L.
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