Need reviewer for 6907760: (file) OVERFLOW event should cause pending events to be purged
Alan.Bateman at Sun.COM
Mon Jan 4 07:10:49 PST 2010
This is a follow-up to the discussion on the handling of WatchService
overflow events that John Hendrikx brought up on this mailing list in
December. A suggestion to come from that discussion is that the
implementation can drop pending events when queuing an overflow event.
That will save the application from needlessly processing these events.
Similarly, there isn't any point queuing events while there is an
overflow event pending. The webrev with the proposed changes is here:
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