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From: Pavel Machek <>
To: Russ Lewis <>
Subject: Re: Has it been done: User Script File System?
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 13:01:16 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>
In-Reply-To: <>; from on Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 10:39:19AM -0700


> Is there any filesystem in Linux that uses user scripts/executables to
> implement the various function calls?  What I'm thinking of is something
> along the lines of a file system module that, when it receives a call
> from VFS, passes the information out to a user-mode daemon which could
> then run scripts or executables to answer the question.  The daemon
> would then return the answer to the module, and the module would answer
> VFS.

Take a look at Its extfs module is basically what
you want. zipfs is already implemented using script...
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      parent reply	other threads:[~2001-06-16  9:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-06-13 17:39 Has it been done: User Script File System? Russ Lewis
2001-06-13 17:12 ` Jeff Dike
2001-06-13 18:54 ` Peter Makholm
2001-06-13 19:43 ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2001-06-14 13:01 ` Pavel Machek [this message]

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