On 9 Sep 2014, at 1:45, Carpii UK wrote:
This is because I work on a a remote filesystem
(Centos), which is
Its actually a VM running on ESXI Server on my LAN, although a Vagrant
VMWare setup is quite common now.
The typical Vagrant setup will mount your Mac (project) folder in the
This means on the Mac it’s a 100% local file system with all the
advantages that this brings, yet the files are still instantly
accessible from the virtual machine.
[…] A bit of googling shows there is libkqueue, which
provide a kqueue
interface on top of the underlying host OS, but its not clear to me
this would be suitable for a remote fs
Either the remote machine will inform the client about file systme
changes (mounting a Mac via AFP does support this) or alternatively the
client will have to poll the remote server to test if there are changes
(as would be required in your case). I would be surprised if libkqueue
includes code to do regular polling.
Has anyone found a workaround to this please?
As indicated above, a workaround is to have the virtual machine mount a
folder from your Mac.