From: Ralf Baechle on
CONFIG_INOTIFY_USER defined but CONFIG_ANON_INODES undefined will result
in the following build failure:

LD vmlinux
fs/built-in.o: In function 'sys_inotify_init1':
(.text.sys_inotify_init1+0x22c): undefined reference to 'anon_inode_getfd'
fs/built-in.o: In function `sys_inotify_init1':
(.text.sys_inotify_init1+0x22c): relocation truncated to fit: R_MIPS_26 against 'anon_inode_getfd'
make[2]: *** [vmlinux] Error 1
make[1]: *** [sub-make] Error 2
make: *** [all] Error 2

Signed-off-by: Ralf Baechle <ralf(a)>
To: Al Viro <viro(a)>
Cc: linux-kernel(a)

fs/notify/inotify/Kconfig | 1 +
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/notify/inotify/Kconfig b/fs/notify/inotify/Kconfig
index 3e56dbf..b3a159b 100644
--- a/fs/notify/inotify/Kconfig
+++ b/fs/notify/inotify/Kconfig
@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@ config INOTIFY

bool "Inotify support for userspace"
+ select ANON_INODES
default y
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