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inotifyd - manual page for inotifyd 1.31.1

inotifyd PROG FILE1[:MASK]...

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

Run PROG on filesystem changes. When a filesystem event matching MASK occurs on FILEn, PROG ACTUAL_EVENTS FILEn [SUBFILE] is run. If PROG is -, events are sent to stdout. Events:

a
File is accessed
c
File is modified
e
Metadata changed
w
Writable file is closed
0
Unwritable file is closed
r
File is opened
D
File is deleted
M
File is moved
u
Backing fs is unmounted
o
Event queue overflowed
x
File can't be watched anymore

y
Subfile is moved into dir
m
Subfile is moved out of dir
n
Subfile is created
d
Subfile is deleted

inotifyd waits for PROG to exit. When x event happens for all FILEs, inotifyd exits.

April 2020 Fidelix 1.0