[PATCH]: Check modification time on /etc/passwd and /etc/group

Corinna Vinschen cygwin-patches@cygwin.com
Mon Aug 6 06:28:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 07:57:04AM -0600, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > 
> > On Sun, Aug 05, 2001 at 12:29:54PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > > So, is it worthwhile to make this change?  We might be adding some overhead
> > > for an infrequent case.
> > 
> > Hmm, that's a good question. I would like to see that handled
> > correctly w/o having to stop and start my services again. And
> > it's actually no infrequent case for sysadmins to add users.
> > 
> Robert Collins had some interesting questions on this subject in this
> http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-developers/2001-04/msg00071.html post.
> And http://www.sxlist.com/techref/os/win/api/win32/func/src/f24_9.htm is
> Win32 API documentation for FindFirstChangeNotification.

Yep, I know that function but I wasn't too keen to start
another thread per process just to get a notification.


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