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[Desktop - Linux] Spotify doesn't start if the system inotify watches limit has been exceeded

[Desktop - Linux] Spotify doesn't start if the system inotify watches limit has been exceeded

datr

I've noticed Spotify fails to start properly if my system's inotify watch limit has been exhausted. It just sits there, presumably trying to get a notifier, maxing out a single core and printing this to stdout:

 

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13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR:                                                                                                         13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.214 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
13:17:04.215 A [file_system_monitor_linux.cpp:99] Check failed: errno == EINTR: 
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