StandardWatchEventKinds

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public final class StandardWatchEventKinds extends Object

Defines the standard event kinds.

Field Summary

public static final Kind<Path> ENTRY_CREATE Directory entry created.
public static final Kind<Path> ENTRY_DELETE Directory entry deleted.
public static final Kind<Path> ENTRY_MODIFY Directory entry modified.
public static final Kind<Object> OVERFLOW A special event to indicate that events may have been lost or discarded.

Inherited Method Summary

Fields

public static final Kind<Path> ENTRY_CREATE

Directory entry created.

When a directory is registered for this event then the WatchKey is queued when it is observed that an entry is created in the directory or renamed into the directory. The event count for this event is always 1.

public static final Kind<Path> ENTRY_DELETE

Directory entry deleted.

When a directory is registered for this event then the WatchKey is queued when it is observed that an entry is deleted or renamed out of the directory. The event count for this event is always 1.

public static final Kind<Path> ENTRY_MODIFY

Directory entry modified.

When a directory is registered for this event then the WatchKey is queued when it is observed that an entry in the directory has been modified. The event count for this event is 1 or greater.

public static final Kind<Object> OVERFLOW

A special event to indicate that events may have been lost or discarded.

The context for this event is implementation specific and may be null. The event count may be greater than 1.

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