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I know how to get/set max values for these parameters with /proc/sys/fs/inotify/max_* files, but I want to know what is the current value...

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I haven't seen any indication that the kernel exposes that information. You could keep a count on the number of inotify instances and watches in your application (the c++-interface does this for you) but that'd be per process and the max_ parameters are per user.

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