Impact of having a large number of open file descriptors

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Jun 2 22:33:02 UTC 2008

Ivan Voras wrote:
> Suleiman Souhlal wrote:
>> I have an old patch that makes kqueue monitor every file write on the 
>> system and return the inode number in the knote's data field: 
>> .
>> I'd think it shouldn't be too hard to make it per-mountpoint..

FWIW, I would love to use this.  I have situations where I have huge 
numbers of files and need to cheaply detect changes so I can 
resynchronize them to remote machines.


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