gamin vs fam

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Sun Jun 5 17:51:01 GMT 2005

On Sun, 2005-06-05 at 10:43 -0700, Sean McNeil wrote:
> Hi list,
> Is there a way to setup my system to build and set dependencies to use
> gamin instead of fam?  gamin is much fast in responding to vfs events,
> but all the ports appear to depend on fam.  I've replaced fam previously
> and run pkgdb -F, but anytime a port is updated the dependency is messed
> up again looking for fam.  Usually, when there is a choice I can place
> something in /etc/make.conf like WITH_GAMIN="yes".  I don't see anything
> like this implemented for gamin/fam selection.

I've submtited a PR for support for FAM/gamin.  It's being
tested on the package build cluster now.  In the meantime, uninstall
fam, install gamin, then rebuild gnomevfs2.


> Sean
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