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Re: FUSE - filesystem in userspace



Am Montag, den 07.02.2005, 20:01 +0100 schrieb Matthias Saou:
> 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.
[...]
> It does require a kernel module, though, so it's a similar situation to AFS
> and many others...

AFAIK the process of merging FUSE has already started (its in -mm) -- so
AFAICS it should be soon in 2.6.12 or 2.6.13. So IMHO it's best to wait
a bit here.

But yes, maybe I'm totally wrong and it will never be included. 
-- 
Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora leemhuis info>


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