gamin vs fam

Sean McNeil sean at
Sun Jun 5 21:47:04 GMT 2005

On Sun, 2005-06-05 at 13:49 -0400, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> 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.

Good news, thanks.  Mezz supplied a link the the PR for this.  Can I


into my /etc/make.conf now or should I wait in case the patch changes
the means for indicating which one to use?


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