Dropbox on FreeBSD

Mikhail Kupchik mikhail.kupchik at prime-expert.com
Fri Dec 21 17:27:31 UTC 2012

21.12.2012 17:54, Mark Felder wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Dec 2012 13:45:13 +0000
> Chris Rees<utisoft at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> It needs porting to kevent.
> Last time I talked to the Dropbox guys they said kevent isn't good enough. Something about tracking a large tree is too difficult. Similar to what the dev of lsync said. (rsync daemon that initiaties transfers when it noticies files changing).

Maybe a FUSE filesystem, kind of "filtering layer" above real 
filesystem, can be used to track all changes in the large tree without 
consuming kernel resources for each subdirectory?

Best regards,
  Mikhail Kupchik                 mailto:Mikhail.Kupchik at prime-expert.com

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