Package Details: watchman 4.9.0-1

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Package Base: watchman
Description: An inotify-based file watching and job triggering command line utility
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Licenses: Apache
Submitter: mithaler
Maintainer: FredBezies
Last Packager: flacks
Votes: 57
Popularity: 1.147283
First Submitted: 2013-06-19 17:23
Last Updated: 2017-08-23 18:32

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blueyed commented on 2019-04-28 02:31

Would be nice if it would not compile the tests, for faster installation.

clofresh commented on 2018-10-27 17:15

You can speed up the build by using all your cpus: make -j $(nproc)

farwayer commented on 2017-08-23 17:50

4.9.0 was released

shadizzle commented on 2017-08-02 14:48

@vith Good to know, thank you.

vith commented on 2017-08-02 14:05

@shadizzle it is assumed that the base-devel group is installed

shadizzle commented on 2017-08-02 04:04

I was experiencing build issues that were resolved by installing the `automake` and `autoconf` packages from core. I'm new to the AUR and arch package management, but it seems that these should be explicit dependencies.

farwayer commented on 2017-07-09 14:41

@flacks do you plan to fix build issue?

jlesquembre commented on 2017-06-21 08:04

@mcirillo , no idea, sorry.

I replaced archlinux with a different linux on my computers, so I'm going to disown the package. You can be the new maintainer if you want.

mcirillo commented on 2017-06-21 07:39

Build fails with the following:

Any ideas?

EDIT: I was able to work around this by adding "./configure --enable-lenient ..." to PKGBUILD

benj commented on 2016-08-02 16:02

If you are using this for ember-cli you might need to increase the amount of inotify watchers:

"echo fs.inotify.max_user_watches=524288 | sudo tee /etc/sysctl.d/40-max-user-watches.conf && sudo sysctl --system"