Packages with the inotify use flag

Global definition: Enable inotify filesystem monitoring support.

app-admin / clsync : Live sync tool based on inotify, written in GNU C

app-editors / emacs : The extensible, customizable, self-documenting real-time display editor

app-misc / filebus : A user space multicast named pipe implementation backed by a regular file

app-misc / recoll : Personal full text search package

  • Use the Linux Kernel notification subsystem for monitoring file alterations in realtime

media-gfx / feh : A fast, lightweight imageviewer using imlib2

media-sound / mpd : The Music Player Daemon (mpd)

  • Use the Linux kernel inotify subsystem to notice changes to mpd music library

media-tv / tvheadend : Tvheadend is a TV streaming server and digital video recorder

net-dns / dnsmasq : Small forwarding DNS server

net-vpn / openvpn : Robust and highly flexible tunneling application compatible with many OSes

sys-process / cronie : Cronie is a standard UNIX daemon cron based on the original vixie-cron

x11-misc / xmobar : A Minimalistic Text Based Status Bar

  • inotify support (modern Linux only). Required for the Mail and MBox plugins