Module Lwt_inotify

An Lwt wrapper for Inotify module

type t

Type of inotify descriptors.

val create : unit -> t Lwt.t

create () returns a new inotify descriptor.

val add_watch : t -> string -> Inotify.selector list -> Inotify.watch Lwt.t

add_watch desc path events sets up desc to watch for events occuring to path, and returns a watch descriptor.

val rm_watch : t -> Inotify.watch -> unit Lwt.t

rm_watch desc watch stops desc from watching watch.

val read : t -> Inotify.event Lwt.t

read desc waits for an event to occur at desc.

val try_read : t -> Inotify.event option Lwt.t

try_read desc returns Some event if desc has queued events, or None otherwise.

val close : t -> unit Lwt.t

close desc frees desc.