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Re: incrontab usage

On Du, 01 ian 12, 16:45:59, peasthope@shaw.ca wrote:
> Moving on to more constructive efforts ...
> peter@joule:~$ incrontab -l
> /home/peter/test IN_MODIFY touch ~/indicator 2>&1
> Then according to my thinking, sending a fresh copy of test 
> to Joule using FTP, should trigger "touch ~/indicator".  If 
> there is no pre-existing indicator, then an empty file should 
> be created.  Doesn't work.  A detail which bothers me is 
> the absence of connected terminal for stdout and stderr.
> Is that the problem?  Is it elsewhere?

Do you have anything in syslog? Did you try running incrond with 
--foreground? Does it work if you do local operations on 

You should also read the FAQs at http://inotify.aiken.cz/
(also for inotify).

Kind regards,
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