[gobolinux-users] Listener 1.1

kenneth marken k-marken at online.no
Mon Aug 15 22:29:56 GMT 2005

Jonatan Liljedahl wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Aug 2005 15:08:01 -0300
> Lucas Correia Villa Real <lucasvr at gobolinux.org> wrote:
>>I've just finished Listener 1.1, which can be installed with "Compile 
>>Listener". Some interesting news:
>>- It's now possible to declare multiple rules for the same target 
>>(eg: /Programs);
>>- Operations are executed by independent threads;
>>- The config file can be specified on the command line, allowing
>>single users to use Listener for monitoring their own directories and
>>taking actions based on their own rules.
>>The default config file now comes with 2 useful rules:
>>- When a package is dropped or saved into /Programs, InstallPackage is
>>launched and the package is moved into /Files/Packages after the
>>operation finishes;
>>- When a program is removed from /Programs, RemoveBroken is invoked
>>against the broken links at /System/Links.
>>Please note that since it relies on inotify, a patched kernel is still
>>needed. For now, "Compile Linux" will bring you to a fresh
>>inotify-capable 2.6 kernel.
> Could this feature be used to not move the package at all? I'm thinking
> of a way to implement a cd-burn filesystem similar to the one in the
> latest MacOSX.. I.e create a burn-folder, drop your files there, and
> click a button to burn the folder to CD or an ISO image. But I don't
> want to copy any data. I was thinking of FUSE, but there's no way to
> know the source path when doing cp or mv since they're not actual
> filesystem actions but is implemented with writes and reads... ln would
> work, though...

seems like what your talking about is a virtual folder, holding a 
refrence to the files dropped onto it. then when the burn triggerd the 
refrences are read and turned into a iso and then burned.

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