"public NFS" on freedesktop.org ? / was: Re: [Xorg] Anon Ftp onfreedesktop.org?
roland.mainz at nrubsig.org
Tue May 25 19:15:11 PDT 2004
Brent Cook wrote:
> >>> ? So far this isn't more dangerous that WebDAV. And WebDAV isn't an
> >>> option since non-Linux OSes can't handle it (and WebDAV isn't "secure"
> >>> either).
> >> Nonsense. OS X and Windows both make use of WebDAV, KDE and GNOME both
> >> offer user-space VFS access to WebDAV, and other OSes have either their
> >> own user-space drivers for WebDAV or third-party utilities to access it.
> > Correct me if I am wrong - you are talking about toolkit-specific
> > filesystem emulations, right ? I doubt the shell can access those
> > filesystems...
> If you need to see WebDAV from the shell, perhaps something like this
> would help?
... BTW: I am working on a more general solution which will allow any
(userspace!!) application to operate as filesystem provider (without
being a kernel module and therefore not being able to crash the
kernel... :) ... but still - there is one important issue: That stuff is
not available in _todays_ Unix/Linux distributions, the automounter
incl. the /net mapping is...
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