1 config INOTIFY_USER 2 bool "Inotify support for userspace" 3 select ANON_INODES 4 select FSNOTIFY 5 default y 6 ---help--- 7 Say Y here to enable inotify support for userspace, including the 8 associated system calls. Inotify allows monitoring of both files and 9 directories via a single open fd. Events are read from the file 10 descriptor, which is also select()- and poll()-able. 11 Inotify fixes numerous shortcomings in dnotify and introduces several 12 new features including multiple file events, one-shot support, and 13 unmount notification. 14 15 For more information, see <file:Documentation/filesystems/inotify.txt> 16 17 If unsure, say Y.