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inotify_add_watch

(PECL inotify >= 0.1.2)

inotify_add_watchAdd a watch to an initialized inotify instance

Description

int inotify_add_watch ( resource $inotify_instance , string $pathname , int $mask )

inotify_add_watch() adds a new watch or modify an existing watch for the file or directory specified in pathname.

Using inotify_add_watch() on a watched object replaces the existing watch. Using the IN_MASK_ADD constant adds (OR) events to the existing watch.

Parameters

inotify_instance

Resource returned by inotify_init()

pathname

File or directory to watch

mask

Events to watch for. See Predefined Constants.

Return Values

The return value is a unique (inotify instance wide) watch descriptor.

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