python-pyinotify - simple Linux inotify Python bindings

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name python-pyinotify
Package version 0.9.4
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 133 B
Download size 25.76 KB
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pyinotify is a simple wrapper for the Linux inotify mechanism.
inotify is a Linux Kernel feature available since 2.6.13. inotify makes
it possible for applications to easily be notified of filesystem changes.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-pyinotify_0.9.4-1_all.deb 0.9.4 all Debian Main
python-pyinotify - - -


Name Value
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7


Name Value
python2.7-pyinotify -


Type URL
Binary Package python-pyinotify_0.9.4-1_all.deb
Source Package pyinotify

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-pyinotify deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-pyinotify




2013-11-24 - Mikhail Gusarov <>
pyinotify (0.9.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #730106)
2013-05-24 - Sebastian Ramacher <>
pyinotify (0.9.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
[ Jakub Wilk ]
* Use canonical URIs for Vcs-* fields.
[ Sebastian Ramacher ]
* debian/control: Change python3 in Build-Depends to python3-all to build
against all supported Python 3 versions. (Closes: #692385)
2012-06-16 - Didier Raboud <>
pyinotify (0.9.3-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload with IRC maintainer consent.
* Add python3 package (Closes: #672187).
2012-03-19 - Mikhail Gusarov <>
pyinotify (0.9.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.3, no changes required.
* Update debian/copyright to version 1.0 of machine-readable format.
* Add missing reference to /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2 to
2011-08-27 - Mikhail Gusarov <>
pyinotify (0.9.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #638708)
* Use dh_python2 instead of python-support (Closes: #637148).
* Drop Breaks for obsolete packages.
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.2, no changes required.
* Convert debian/copyright to machine-readable format.
2011-03-29 - Mikhail Gusarov <>
pyinotify (0.9.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- debian/control: Update list of documentation installed.
* debian/control: Update my e-mail address.
* Upstream moved to another site:
- debian/control: Update homepage.
- debian/watch: Update download location.
* debian/source/format: Update source format to 3.0 (quilt).
* debian/control, debian/rules: Use dh(1).
* debian/control: Update Standards-Version to 3.9.1, no changes required.
* debian/control: Drop conflict with python2.[34]-pyinotify which are no
longer in oldstable.
2010-01-11 - Mikhail Gusarov <>
pyinotify (0.8.9-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- License changed from GPLv2+ to MIT
* Adjust documentation generation and installation due to changed
tarball layout
2009-11-11 - Mikhail Gusarov <>
pyinotify (0.8.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
2009-09-25 - Mikhail Gusarov <>
pyinotify (0.8.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release:
- inotify detection with glibc 2.10 fixed (Closes: #546786),
- python-psyco suggestion dropped, Psyco support removed upstream.
- installing examples/* as examples, files moved upstream
* Standards-Version is bumped to 3.8.3, no changes required.
* Unused XB-Python-Version field removed.
* doc-base registration added for HTML documentation
2009-05-14 - Mikhail Gusarov <>
pyinotify (0.8.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable.
* Added Breaks field for packages known to be incompatible with
pyinotify 0.8.x.

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