[fpc-pascal] Watching for file change

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Mon Apr 14 13:57:30 CEST 2014

Michael Schnell wrote:
> On 04/11/2014 09:53 PM, Henry Vermaak wrote:
>> You can use the inotify* functions in linux unit. See the man pages or 
>> Wikipedia for how they work.
> inotify is nice because - like anything in Linux - it is just a file.

Like "most anything". In particular, named network devices such as eth0 
aren't files, and it's not possible to use a filesystem API to determine 
their properties.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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