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Re: Subversion 1.6.0 Release Candidate 3 Released

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 11:42:58 -0600

On Mar 4, 2009, at 11:30 AM, Bob Archer wrote:

>> Granted, I'm not very familiar with Windows development and APIs, but
>> when I was looking at this for OS X, Linux, and Windows, most
>> resources I found said there wasn't an equivalent facility on
>> Windows. Quoting Todd earlier in the thread:
> Kernal32 has
> FindFirstChangeNotification
> FindCloseChangeNotification
> FindNextChangeNotification
> WaitForSingleObhject
> Of course we spoiled .Net devs just use the FileSystemWatcher class
> which wraps all this up nicely.

Do you have to be running a process to use these? The nice thing
about FSEvents is that (IIUC) you can just subscribe the the
directory, quit your process, and then comeback later and ask it what
changed. It might take some selling to convince the devs and the
users that a daemon is needed for Subversion.



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