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Package: fam (2.7.0-17)

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File Alteration Monitor

FAM monitors files and directories, notifying interested applications of changes.

This package provides a server that can monitor a given list of files and notify applications through a socket. If the kernel supports dnotify (kernels >= 2.4.x) FAM is notified directly by the kernel. Otherwise it has to poll the files' status. FAM can also provide an RPC service for monitoring remote files (such as on a mounted NFS filesystem).

Tags: Software Development: RPC, Implemented in: C++, User Interface: Daemon, Networking: Server, Role: Program, Purpose: Monitoring, Works with: Files

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