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Re: FUSE - filesystem in userspace



Warren Togami wrote :

> Vincenzo Ciancia wrote:
> > Hi all, I've been sent here from the fedora-general mailing list. I
just
> > would like to ask people who can to consider fuse (filesystem in
userspace)
> > and sshfs for inclusion into fedora. They both are available at
> > 
> > http://fuse.sourceforge.net
> 
> My understanding of this is that this would require patching the FC 
> kernel, which is something Extras cannot do.  Is this incorrect?
> 
> If that is the case, then you must convince upstream kernel.org to merge 
> FUSE into the standard kernel.  Then adding userspace packages like 
> sshfs would be fairly easy to do.

The 3rd line of the website reads :

"Simple installation (no need to patch or recompile the kernel)"

It does require a kernel module, though, so it's a similar situation to AFS
and many others...

Matthias

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