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Name: watchman Distribution: SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP4
Version: 4.9.0 Vendor: openSUSE
Release: bp154.2.26 Build date: Mon May 9 12:29:04 2022
Group: System/Monitoring Build host: obs-power9-10
Size: 1385287 Source RPM: watchman-4.9.0-bp154.2.26.src.rpm
Summary: A file watching service
Watchman exists to watch files and record when they change. It can also trigger
actions (such as rebuilding assets) when matching files change.

* Watchman can recursively watch one or more directory trees (we call them
* Watchman does not follow symlinks. It knows they exist, but they show up the
same as any other file in its reporting.
* Watchman waits for a root to settle down before it will start to trigger
notifications or command execution.
* Watchman is conservative, preferring to err on the side of caution; it
considers files to be freshly changed when you start to watch them or when it
is unsure.
* You can query a root for file changes since you last checked, or the current
state of the tree
* You can subscribe to file changes that occur in a root




Apache-2.0 AND MIT


* Tue Jun 02 2020 Matthias Gerstner <>
  - add libart-gcc10.patch: this fixes the build using gcc-10. There's not
    readily available upstream release with fixes yet (there are releases but
    the look automatic and don't contain generated autotools files).
* Thu Jan 23 2020
  - add Conflicts to fix
    found conflict of python3-watchman-1.4.0-20.1.x86_64 with watchman-python-1.3.0-3.6.x86_64
* Wed Jan 22 2020 Ondřej Súkup <>
  - spec-cleaned
  - removed python2 bindings
  - enabled python3 bindings as python3-watchman
* Tue Jun 12 2018
  - watchman_4.7.0_makefile-am.diff: dropped, included in tarball by now
  - 0001-Replaced-memset-calls-with-appopriate-C-11-init-or-a.patch: fix invalid
    raw memory accesses of non-POD objects, fixes ppc build.
  - 0002-Re-worked-replacement-of-memset-with-proper-init-to-.patch: fix
    compiler errors introduced by the above patch ...
  - update to version 4.9.0:
    - Changes in 4.8.0:
    * New command `flush-subscriptions` to synchronize subscriptions associated
      with the current session.
    * Enforce socket Unix groups more strongly — Watchman will now refuse to start
      if it couldn't gain the right group memberships, as can happen for sites that
      are experiencing intermittent LDAP connectivity problems.
    * pywatchman now officially supports Python 3. pywatchman will return Unicode
      strings (possibly with surrogate escapes) by default, but can optionally return
      bytestrings. Note that on Python 3, pywatchman requires Watchman 4.8 and above.
      The Python 2 interface and requirements remain unchanged.
    * Prior to 4.8, methods on the Java WatchmanClient that returned
      ListenableFutures would swallow exceptions and hang in an unfinished state
      under situations like socket closure or thread death.  This has been fixed, and
      now ListenableFutures propagate exception conditions immediately.  (Note that
      this is typically unrecoverable, and users should create a new WatchmanClient
      to re-establish communication with Watchman.)  See #412.
    * The minimum Java version for the Watchman Java client has always been 1.7,
      but it was incorrectly described to be 1.6.  The Java client's build file has
      been fixed accordingly.
    * Watchman was converted from C to C++.  The conversion exposed several
      concurrency bugs, all of which have now been fixed.
    * Subscription queries are now executed in the context of the client thread,
      which means that subscriptions are dispatched in parallel.  Previously,
      subscriptions would be serially dispatched and block the disk IO thread.
    * Triggers are now dispatched in parallel and waits are managed in their own
      threads (one thread per trigger).  This improves concurrency and resolves a
      couple of waitpid related issues where watchman may not reap spawned children
      in a timely fashion, or may spin on CPU until another child is spawned.
    * Fixed an object lifecycle management issue that could cause a crash when
      aging out old/transient files.
    * Implement an upgraded wire protocol, BSERv2, on the server and in pywatchman.
      BSERv2 can carry information about string encoding over the wire. This lets
      pywatchman convert to Unicode strings on Python 3. Clients and servers know how
      to  transparently fall back to BSERv1.
    - Changes in 4.9.0:
    * New field: `content.sha1hex`.  This field expands to the SHA1 hash of
      the file contents, expressed in hex digits (40 character hex string).
      Watchman maintains a cache of the content hashes and can compute the
      hash on demand and also heuristically as files are changed.  This is
      useful for tooling that wants to perform more intelligent cache invalidation
      or build artifact fetching from content addressed storage.
    * Fixed an issue that resulted in the perf logging thread deadlocking when
      `perf_logger_command` is enabled in the global configuration
    * Fixed an issue where queries larger than 1MB would likely result in
      a PDU error response.
    * Reduced lock contention for subscriptions that do no use the advanced
      settling (`drop`, `defer`) options.
    * Fixed `since` generator behavior when using unix timestamps rather than
      the preferred clock string syntax
    * Improved the reporting of "new" files in watchman results
    * Improved performance of handling changes on case insensitive filesystems
    * pywatchman: the python wheel format is used for publishing watchman pypi package
    * pywatchman: now watchman path is configurable in python client
    * pywatchman: now python client can be used as a context manager
* Tue Jun 20 2017
  - fallthrough.diff: fix gcc 7 build issues
* Wed Nov 16 2016
  - Replace %jobs by %_smp_mflags; drop unnecessary %clean section.
  - Avoid multiple invocation of %service_*.
* Thu Nov 10 2016
  - added subpackage for python bindings
  - added systemd unit files for service and socket for inetd style spawning of
    watchman user instances via systemd
* Tue Nov 08 2016
  - initial version using the buildservice
  - no support for systemd, python or ruby bindings yet



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