Re: [AD] File system watcher API

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its not as reliably as you think.
different versions of Windows will update changes at different rates.
users can change this change rate also.

i build a few things around these APIs, and found them to be unreliable.

even trying to document what this function does will be a minefield of "if this, then that except when this is that and ..."

On 4/01/2012 11:37 PM, David Capello wrote:
Is there someone working in a "file system watcher" API for Allegro 5?

For Windows we could use this the ReadDirectoryChangesW function: <>

If no body is working on it, I could write the API and the Windows
implementation. Should this be part of the library or an addon?
Does physfs support this?

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