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19. Monitoring File Events > inotify Events

inotify Events

When we create or modify a watch using inotify_add_watch(), the mask bit-mask argument identifies the events to be monitored for the given pathname. The event bits that may be specified in mask are indicated by the In column of Table 19-1.

Table 19-1. inotify events

Bit value

In

Out

Description

IN_ACCESS


  

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