PECL inotify >= 0.1.2
inotify_read - Read events from an inotify instance

inotify_read( resource$inotify_instance ): array

Read inotify events from an inotify instance.



Resource returned by inotify_init

Return Values

An array of inotify events or false if no events was pending and inotify_instance is non-blocking. Each event is an array with the following keys: wd is a watch descriptor returned by inotify_add_watch mask is a bit mask of events cookie is a unique id to connect related events (e.g. IN_MOVE_FROM and IN_MOVE_TO) name is the name of a file (e.g. if a file was modified in a watched directory)

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