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Re: possible mass-filing of bugs: many shared library packages contain binaries in usr/bin



On Thu, May 09, 2002 at 01:53:09AM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:

> > > On a side note, this might be used in a later Hurd-specific packaging
> > > system

> > There doesn't have to be anything Hurd-specific about that. Linux has
> > caught up in this respect already and Al Viro is doing the same thing
> > in Linux 2.5.

> Ah, interesting.  Will Linux have notification "messages" (well, whatever
> they can use, maybe icky signals) for directory and file changes?

Er, this is already available in Linux 2.2 and Linux 2.4, and widely
used for oplock support in Samba (which was one of the driving
applications that caused it to be written in the first place).

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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