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Re: Multiplatform event handling module?

by thunders (Priest)
on Aug 12, 2009 at 14:30 UTC ( #787940=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Multiplatform event handling module?

I looked into BSD and OSX and it looks like kqueue is the common way to do event notifications. There is a thin wrapper around this utility called IO::KQueue on cpan.

Here is some C source code I found which uses kqueue and kevent for directory monitoring, hopefully that would be adaptable.

MacOSX also recently added FSEvents but that's only available from 10.5(Leopard) on.


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