Fuse and GnomeVFS in Edgy

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Fri Jun 23 08:44:01 BST 2006

On do, 2006-06-22 at 22:50 -0400, Lukas Sabota wrote:
> Hey,
>   I was browsing around the internet earlier today, and I checking out a
> couple interesting technologies:  FUSE[1] and gnomevfs-fuse[2].  If you
> are unfimiliar, fuse can mount different sorts of filesystems in
> usersapce, rather than kernel space.  GnomeVFS-fuse is an application
> that uses the fuse library to mount any gnomevfs URI.  Any kind of media
> you can mount in gnome (ftp, ssh, smb) can be mounted and used like a
> normal directory.

The gnomevfs-fuse linked in your mail is unusable. I've spent some time
last year improving it but got stuck on errors with smbfs. Philip van
Hoof (gnome programmer) wanted to take a look at it but I haven't heard
from him since then.

Anyway, if you're interested, I still have my code available.
Dennis K.

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