inotify polling in master branch

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Fri Jun 8 12:14:46 UTC 2018

On 2018-06-05 10:03:55 -0700, Kevin J. McCarthy wrote:
> Just a heads up that inotify polling was committed to master earlier
> this week.
> There _are_ still a few quirks with it that I'm looking into.
> Specifically weird behavior with Esc-prefixed commands.  I won't have
> time to debug that until this weekend though.
> If you notice other issues, please let me know.

I've just tried it, and there is a major regression: it now fails to
detect new mail at all in the current mailbox, even when moving the
cursor, viewing messages, modifying the mailbox and synchronizing!

I'm using the Maildir format.

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