fam - File Alteration Monitor

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fam_2.7.0-17.2+b1_i386.deb
Package name fam
Package version 2.7.0
Package release 17.2+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category admin devel::rpc implemented-in::c++ interface::daemon network::server role::program use::monitor works-with::file
Homepage http://oss.sgi.com/projects/fam/
License -
Maintainer Chuan-kai Lin <cklin@debian.org>
Download size 70.44 KB
Installed size 203.00 KB
FAM monitors files and directories, notifying interested applications
of changes.
This package provides a server that can monitor a given list of files
and notify applications through a socket.  If the kernel supports
dnotify (kernels >= 2.4.x) FAM is notified directly by the kernel.
Otherwise it has to poll the files' status.  FAM can also provide an
RPC service for monitoring remote files (such as on a mounted NFS


Package Version Architecture Repository
fam_2.7.0-17.2+b1_amd64.deb 2.7.0 amd64 Debian Main
fam - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libstdc++6 >= 5
lsb-base >= 3.2-13
portmap -
update-inetd -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package fam_2.7.0-17.2+b1_i386.deb
Source Package fam

Install Howto

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




2016-09-16 - Matthias Klose <doko@debian.org>
fam (2.7.0-17.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix build failure with recent perl (Daniel Schepler). Closes: #816995.
* Multiarchify the library packages (Yuriy M. Kaminskiy). Closes: #728951.
* Bump debhelper and standards versions.
2014-02-16 - Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org>
fam (2.7.0-17.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/control, debian/rules: Update to automake1.11. (Closes:
2010-08-02 - Chuan-kai Lin <cklin@debian.org>
fam (2.7.0-17) unstable; urgency=low
* Increase the number of declared error message slots (FAM_NUM_ERRORS)
using patch by Loïc Minier (closes: #438345)
* Use a variable of type (const char *) to receive the return value of
strstr to avoid build failure with gcc 4.4 due to the "Strict
null-terminated sequence utilities" feature
* Bump to Standards-Version (no change necessary)
* Add debian/source/format (1.0)
2009-09-05 - Chuan-kai Lin <cklin@debian.org>
fam (2.7.0-16) unstable; urgency=low
* Update to Standards-Version
* Define DEB_AUTO_UPDATE_ACLOCAL in debian/rules to fix FTBFS with cdbs
0.4.61 (Closes: #544653)
2009-08-03 - Chuan-kai Lin <cklin@debian.org>
fam (2.7.0-15) unstable; urgency=low
* Suppress status_of_proc failure message at start
(Closes: #537545, #539200)
* Make libfam0 Suggests instead of Recommends fam (Closes: #400836)
2009-07-06 - Chuan-kai Lin <cklin@debian.org>
fam (2.7.0-14) unstable; urgency=low
* Update to Standards-Version
* Upgrade build dependency to automake-1.10
* Upgrade to debhelper compatibility level 7
* Declare ${misc:Depends} for debhelper
* Update copyright file with copyright notice and applicable GPL and
LGPL version numbers
* Set -e flag in preinst
* Apply patch from Glenn Wurster to eliminate partial socket send
assertion error (Closes: #435274)
* Link famd against librt and libpthread to solve 100% CPU usage problem;
suggested by Wil Evers on the fam mailing list
(Closes: #252896, #500387, #501081)
* Add init.d status support (patch from Peter Eisentraut)
(Closes: #527312)
* Fix fam.conf typo and comment-out default settings (Closes: #470071)
* Allow user to specify as a command-line argument which port should
famd bind (patch from Glenn Wurster) (Closes: #435267)
* Ensure init.d start does not fail when famd is already running
(Closes: #377039)
2009-05-02 - Daniel Schepler <schepler@debian.org>
fam (2.7.0-13.4) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix FTBFS because of missing include.  Closes: #518888.
2008-06-08 - Daniel Baumann <daniel@debian.org>
fam (2.7.0-13.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix grep call in init.d script to not fail if /etc/inetd.conf isn't
present (Closes: #446631, #451344, #465345).
2008-03-20 - Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
fam (2.7.0-13.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix GCC 4.3 compatibility (Closes: #461678)
2008-01-27 - Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@debian.org>
fam (2.7.0-13.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer uploaded to fix release goal issue.
* Correct LSB header of init.d script (Closes: #458474).
* Add depend from fam to update-inetd, as reported by lintian.

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