A common VFS and a Common conf-system (Was: namespacing)
Pier Luigi Fiorini
pierluigi.fiorini at mockup.org
Tue Mar 1 10:27:28 EET 2005
Sean Middleditch wrote:
>On Tue, 2005-03-01 at 01:05 +0000, Jamie McCracken wrote:
>>If you want something thats fast, easy to use and KISS that could take
>>advantage of this then look at FUSE (http://fuse.sourceforge.net/) - it
>Unfortunately, it's Linux only, and has an incredibly brain-dead design
>where you have to utilize "round-trips" through the kernel for something
>that essentially happens entirely in user-space, and forces a superbly
>poor API (POSIX) onto all its file systems, including those where POSIX
>makes absolutely no sense whatsoever.
>A real solution must be portable, and by that extension completely in
>user space, and should have an extensible API designed around
>Desktop-oriented file access.
I already wrote such a vfs, it is just a prototype.
Now I would try to extend it reading this mail.
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