"Instantaneous Notification" on OS X

Dirkjan Ochtman dirkjan at ochtman.nl
Tue Mar 18 11:39:54 CDT 2008

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 3:57 PM, Matt Mackall <mpm at selenic.com> wrote:
>  My impression is that Mac folks (especially devs) are moving to 10.5
>  fairly rapidly and 10.4 won't be very relevant by the end of the summer.

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 4:32 PM, Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com> wrote:
>  It's definitely a substantial project.  The existing inotify extension
>  is intimately aware of the workings of the inotify API.  It will be a
>  lot of work to bring another API on board.
>  - Splitting the code cleanly into OS-dependent and portable layers.
>  - Maintaining correctness and performance.

I stand corrected on both counts! In that case, sounds like a great
project, if you're still interested.

Please come up with a thorough project proposal. If you want, we can
discuss it on the list.



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