Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/kqueue-dirnotify.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! mspo        1: [[!template id=project
        !             2: 
        !             3: title="Add directory notify to kqueue"
        !             4: 
        !             5: contact="""
        !             6: [tech-pkg](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org)
        !             7: """
        !             8: 
        !             9: category="kernel"
        !            10: difficulty="medium"
        !            11: 
        !            12: description="""
        !            13: Right now kqueue, the kernel event mechanism, only attaches to individual
        !            14: files.  This works great for sockets and the like but doesn't help for a
        !            15: directory full of files.
        !            16: 
        !            17: The end result should be feature parity with linux's inotify (a single dir worth
        !            18: of notifications, not necessarily sub-dirs) and the design must be good enough
        !            19: to be accepted by other users of kqueue: osx, freebsd, etc
        !            20: 
        !            21: I believe most of the work will be around genfs, namei, and vfs.
        !            22: """
        !            23: ]]

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