Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Thu Dec 16 13:28:04 PST 2010

Wolfgang Baltes wrote:
> Hi Alan,
> I took the WatchDir sample code and modified it as follows:
> - The directory parsing and event loop runs in a separate thread, 
> which allows me to delete files and directories programmatically.
> - Added a few extra console outputs to better catch what is going on.
> - In the event loop, added a section to catch the particular condition 
> in which we are interested.
> The bottom line of what I found is that the behavior changes depending 
> on whether the deleted subdirectory is empty or not. 
Thanks for spending time on a test and instructions on how to duplicate. 
Unfortunately I'm away for a few days but I will look at it when I get 
back and then we will know if this is a bug in our WatchService 
implementation on Windows or something else.


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