A common VFS and a Common conf-system (Was: namespacing)

Mike Hearn mike at navi.cx
Tue Mar 1 21:25:16 EET 2005

On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 23:45:59 -0500, Sean Middleditch wrote:
> 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.

Zen question: If a filesystem can't support POSIX, does that mean it's
not really a filesystem at all?

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