tightening requirements... sorta

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun Aug 10 14:36:58 CEST 2008

On sam, 2008-08-09 at 22:47 +0200, Nick Schermer wrote:
> 2008/8/9 Robby Workman <xfce at rlworkman.net>:
> > Do people still use *fam* at all?  Maybe that's the only thing
> > available on *BSD, but for linux anyway, I've not seen any problems
> > at all with gamin?
> I think almost every major distro ships with fam, because gamin is
> more
> or less dead and only works for local filesystems IIRC.

We (Debian) at least recommends gamin over fam (because benny
recommended it and because I prefer a local daemon running more than a
system wide service). But if people want to use fam they can.

And yes, gamin isn't really maintained those days :/

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