[Olsr-dev] olsrd v2 and inotify

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Tue May 8 15:13:46 CEST 2012

On 05/08/2012 03:01 PM, Ferry Huberts wrote:
> Hi Henning
> One thing I would _love_ to see in olsrd v2 is inotify integration.
> In a way that I can hand the core a list of files I want to watch.
> Since inotify works with a socket, I guess this shouldn't be too hard to
> add, right?
> We could just add it to the scheduler, it polls the inotify socket for
> events and delivers them to the right plugin.
> This would also be very handy for automatically reloading the config
> file when it changes.
> What do you think?

The current framework code contains a function called 
"olsr_cfg_trigger_reload()", which commands the mainloop to reload the 
configuration settings defined by the command line.

Should be easy to write a plugin that triggers the command when a 
certain file is changed.

Henning Rogge
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