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inotifyx exists as an alternative to the much known pyinotify bindings
Reasons you might choose inotifyx over pyinotify * inotifyx is a C extension and does not use ctypes, making it faster and less prone to subtle breakage due to changes in the inotify API * inotifyx is a much thinner wrapper around inotify. pyinotify is more complicated. It does provide features that inotifyx does not, but many of them are not needed by most applications * The API provided by pyinotify seems to change in incompatible ways on a fairly regular basis and with little justification. inotifyx has a simple API that will change rarely, if ever.
inotifyx is a simple Python binding to the Linux inotify file system event monitoring API. Documentation is provided in the module. To get help, start an interactive Python session and type: >>> import inotifyx >>> help(inotifyx) You can also test out inotifyx easily. The following command will print events for /tmp: python -m inotifyx /tmp Tests can be run via setup.py: ./setup.py tes more»
inotifyx (0.1.1-1+b1) unstable; urgency=low * Binary-only non-maintainer upload for amd64; no source changes. * Build extension for python2.6 -- amd64 Build Daemon (brahms) <email@example.com> Mon, 25 Jan 2010 19:46:48 +0000 inotifyx (0.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=low * New Upstream Release * Have a versioned build dependency on python-(all)-dev since we are using more»
====================== inotifyx Release Notes ====================== .. contents:: inotifyx 0.1.1 2009-10-18 ========================= * Fix integer truncation of timeout argument in get_events. Thanks to Eric Firing for the report and patch. (Forest Bond) inotifyx 0.1.0 2009-04-26 ========================= * Initial release. (Forest Bond)
This package was debianized by Ritesh Raj Sarraf <firstname.lastname@example.org> on Wed, 27 May 2009 00:13:26 + more»