[fedora-virt] libguestfs best practices: Exposing files from the host for the duration of a session

Charles Duffy charles at dyfis.net
Fri May 29 11:13:05 UTC 2009

Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> FTP is widely supported and well understood, and the servers are old,
> small, self-contained code.  I really think it's better for this, and
> not just because I once wrote an FTP server ...
Just to weigh in -- my only concern with FTP is that it's limited in 
what metadata it will transport. ccgfs, for instance, supports full 
POSIX ACLs and xattrs. Certainly, that's overkill for the common use 
cases here -- but maybe something to keep in mind.

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