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Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2011 08:50:58 +0200
From: magnum <rawsmooth@...dband.net>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Aleksey's Status Report #17

On 2011-09-06 08:36, Solar Designer wrote:
>> On recent Linux there's inotify, but it's not portable, so I doubt that
>> Qt uses it.  And even if it did, there would be a fallback to something
>> else on other systems, which we need to consider.

Apparently, Qt uses inotify on Linux, FileSystemWatcher on Windows and 
kqueue on FreeBSD/Mac. Otherwise it falls back to polling.

magnum

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