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Re: where is fam?

On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 10:18:44PM -0500, Daniel T. Chen wrote:
> There is at least one unofficial package (I use it for e17):
> % dpkg -s fam
> Package: fam
> Status: install ok installed
> Priority: optional
> Section: devel
> Installed-Size: 236
> Maintainer: Laurence J. Lane <ljlane@debian.org>
> Version: 2.6.4-0.2001052101
> Depends: libc6 (>= 2.2.3-1), libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2, portmap
> Conffiles:
>  /etc/fam.conf fc75f233446211f2fae143da06b2345b
>  /etc/init.d/fam 3b6a78f9eada02bb48d27a60218759d8
> Description: file attribute monitor
>  GUI tools should not mislead the user; they should display the
>  current state of the system, even when changes to the system
>  originate from outside of the tools themselves. fam and imon help
>  make GUI tools more usable by notifying them when the files they're
>  interested in are created, modified, executed, and removed.
>  .
>  This fam package is NOT compiled to use imon, the kernel level
>  complement. fam will use a polling mode instead.

Why hasn't anyone uploaded it yet? It is needed by Nautilus and others. There is a patch from RedHat maintainer that enables usage of kernel
2.4.x file update notification thing.

- Adam

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