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Re: FUSE - filesystem in userspace

Matthias Saou wrote:
Warren Togami wrote :

Vincenzo Ciancia wrote:

Hi all, I've been sent here from the fedora-general mailing list. I


would like to ask people who can to consider fuse (filesystem in


and sshfs for inclusion into fedora. They both are available at


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...

and Linus opinion is also intersting: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=110080420816859&w=2

  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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