[arch-dev-public] Removing fam?

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Sun Aug 21 12:57:46 EDT 2011

On Sun, 2011-08-21 at 17:48 +0200, Florian Pritz wrote:
> Hi,
> It's been over 7 years since the last upstream update and gamin provides
> nearly all the functions without requiring a daemon and it uses inotify.
> As for NFS support, gamin monitors local events so it won't affect users
> having the home on NFS [1].
> I think we shouldn't support dead software and replace fam with gamin.

My thoughts on this subject:

I'd say: drop where possible when native inotify exists, otherwise
replace with gamin.

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