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INOTIFY — inotify file change notification support


Say yes here to enable inotify support and the associated system calls. inotify is a file change notification system and a replacement for dnotify. inotify fixes numerous shortcomings in dnotify and introduces several new features. It allows monitoring of both files and directories via a single open fd object. Other features include multiple file events, one-shot support, and unmount notification.

For more information, see Documentation/filesystems/inotify.txt.

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