Fsnotifier on linux?

IntelliJ has an application to notify it, when files on the disk have changed.
There was a blog post about it when this application was made available for linux:

My question would be, is this application turned on by default on linux and does it still have the fs.inotify.max_user_watches issue or not?

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Yes, it enabled by default.

The app itself doesn't have any issues. The question is if your system configured to have enough watch handles. Default 8K number is ridiculously small.


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