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.\" You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
.\" with direvent. If not, see <>.
-.TH DIREVENT 8 "June 20, 2016" "DIREVENT" "Direvent User Reference"
+.TH DIREVENT 8 "August 25, 2016" "DIREVENT" "Direvent User Reference"
direvent \- directory event monitor
@@ -255,6 +255,11 @@ it, \fBdirevent\fR will install a watcher similar to that of its parent
directory. The optional \fILEVEL\fR can be used to set up a cut-off
nesting level, beyond which the recursive operation is disabled.
+The \fIPATHNAME\fR is not required to be a directory, it can as well
+be a file of any type. This file is not required to exist, either. If
+it does not, \fBdirevent\fR will defer configuring the watcher until
+the file is eventually created.
The rest of statements are optional. The \fBuser\fR statement can be
used to execute the \fICOMMAND\-LINE\fR as the user \fINAME\fR
(provided, of course, that \fBdirevent\fR is started with root

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