fam vs gamin

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Mon Jan 23 00:43:11 PST 2006

On Mon, Jan 23, 2006 at 07:56:54AM +0100, Alex Dupre wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > Are devel/fam and gamin supposed to be compatible?  They both provide
> > a libfam, but since I switched from fam to gamin, my courier-imap is
> > segfaulting.  This persists after I rebuild it.
> The library should be 100% compatible, since gamin uses the fam
> interface, but it doesn't implement all the fam functions (for a
> complete list of differences look here:
> http://www.gnome.org/~veillard/gamin/differences.html). If your
> courier-imap doesn't do something unsupported in gamin, the libraries
> should be completely interchangeble.

So, why is it not?  When I switched it back to fam, it stopped

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