gvfs-monitor-dir Man page

GVFS-MONITOR-DIR(1) User Commands GVFS-MONITOR-DIR(1)

NAME

gvfs-monitor-dir – Monitor directories for changes

SYNOPSIS

gvfs-monitor-dir [OPTION…] [LOCATION…]

DESCRIPTION

As long as gvfs-monitor-dir is running, it will print information about
file creation, deletion, file content and attribute changes and mount
and unmount operations inside the specified directories.

gvfs-monitor-dir uses the GIOs directory monitoring APIs to monitor the
given directories. GIO uses different implementations depending on the
platform. The most common implementation Linux uses inotify.

OPTIONS

The following options are understood:

-h, –help
Prints a short help text and exits.

–version
Shows the version number and exits.

-N, –no-pair
Don’t send single MOVED events.

EXIT STATUS
On success 0 is returned, a non-zero failure code otherwise.

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