Ansible Role: Inotify
Role to configure the Inotify system settings.
The default value of
max_user_watches is often too low for desktop users,
particularly when using IDEs.
Ansible >= 2.6
- Note: earlier versions of Ansible are likely to work but have not been tested.
- Jessie (8)
- Stretch (9)
- Trusty (14.04)
- Xenial (16.04)
- Bionic (18.04)
Note: other versions are likely to work but have not been tested.
The following variables will change the behavior of this role (default values are shown below):
# The upper limit on the number of events that can be queued to the corresponding inotify instance. inotify_max_queued_events: # The upper limit on the number of inotify instances that can be created per real user ID. inotify_max_user_instances: # The upper limit on the number of watches that can be created per real user ID. inotify_max_user_watches: # The file to save inotify config to. inotify_sysctl_file: '/etc/sysctl.d/20-ansible-inotify.conf'
- hosts: servers roles: - role: gantsign.inotify inotify_max_user_watches: 524288
More Roles From GantSign
You can find more roles from GantSign on Ansible Galaxy.
Development & Testing
To develop or test you'll need to have installed the following:
Because the above can be tricky to install, this project includes Molecule Wrapper. Molecule Wrapper is a shell script that installs Molecule and it's dependencies (apart from Linux) and then executes Molecule with the command you pass it.
To test this role using Molecule Wrapper run the following command from the project root:
Note: some of the dependencies need
sudo permission to install.
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