VFS commit schedule HEADS UP, and vfsx24.patch available - vfs work (expert developers only)
shogun70 at westnet.com.au
Wed Nov 10 18:35:09 PST 2004
Matthew Dillon wrote:
:Wouldn't UNIONFS and NULLFS be just as suited to being implemented in
:userland as any filesystem?
:I anticipated some daemon vaguely akin to amd which handles requests to
:union and null mounted filesystems. And portalfs, etc, etc. Any
:filesystem that is more-or-less a redirection service.
:If the user VFS API was ready you might also get more filesystem
:developers. Or lower quality filesystem developers. Or a free set of
I would say so, but a prerequisit to the user VFS layering is kernel
VFS threading which I haven't gotten to yet. The current VFS patch set
is focused on the VOP_*() API fixes and namecache conversion (which
themselves are prereqs to being able to properly thread VFS).
<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Um, yes. Just like you said in your VFS roadmap back with your first
VFS patch. I forgot/didn't read it properly.
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