[cad-linux] Re: virtual filesystem as an abstraction layer

  • From: Janek Kozicki <janek_listy@xxxxx>
  • To: cad-linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2003 03:00:55 +0200

Massimiliano Mirra said:     (by the date of Mon, 08 Sep 2003 01:03:38 +0200)

> Eric Wilhelm <ewilhelm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> 
> > One thought that occurred to me is that you could utilize a virtual 
> > filesystem 
> > to expose the drawing database in a simply accessible way.  

> Package: lufs-source
> Description: Linux Userland Filesystem - kernel module source
>  LUFS is a hybrid userspace filesystem framework supporting an indefinite
>  number of filesystems (localfs, sshfs, ftpfs, httpfs, socketfs, freenetfs, 
> and
>  nutellafs) transparently for any application. It consists of a kernel module
>  which interacts with the VFS while the main part of the implementation is 
> done
>  in the userspace.
>  .
>  This package contains the source needed to generate the kernel module. You 
> can
>  compile it manually or using kernel-package.

hmm, this could also be used to implement this 'attribute' thing I'm
constantly talking about ;)

anyway - if I make it someday - everyone will be able to test if it's useful

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# Janek Kozicki

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