Zhong Yu zhong.j.yu at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 11:05:56 PDT 2012

One odd thing on windows: if a file is created/deleted under a dir, a
ENTRY_MODIFY event on the dir is raised.

Writing a cross platform file monitoring app is a challenge.

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 4:07 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 09/07/2012 21:57, Michael Hall wrote:
>> Would this mean?
>> write/append i/o
>> maybe attributes changed
>> implementation defined
> It means the file content but the means by which this is detected is very
> implementation specific. For example one could poll the file modification
> time to detect that something has changed or you could get events from the
> platform to indicate that it has changed. A change to a file attribute may
> also trigger an ENTRY_MODIFY event, again this is implementation specific.
> -Alan

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