Notifies users when specific files or directories are changed
FAM, the File Alteration Monitor, provides an API which applications can use to be notified when specific files or directories are changed. It comes in two parts: fam, the daemon which listens for requests and delivers notification, and libfam, a library which client applications can use to communicate with fam
DocumentationUser FAQ available in HTML format from http://oss.sgi.com/projects/fam/faq.html; User manpage available in HTML format frm http://oss.sgi.com/projects/fam/doc.html; User guide available in HTML format from http://oss.sgi.com/projects/fam/doc.html
released on 21 November 2003
15 April 2003
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