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SubjectRe: [fuse-devel] Merging?
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> -You could implement several "not-performance-critical" filesystems (fat,
> isofs) with FUSE to avoid possible security issues. Give that nowadays
> usb sticks and cd/dvds are so common it'd be possible to modify a filesystem
> on purpose to crash the kernel if a bug were found in those filesytems. With
> FUSE that posibility decreases.

One of my pet ideas, is a userspace loopback mounter, which would use
UML to actually mount an image, and export the resulting filesystem
through FUSE to the host.

Brilliant isn't it?

Miklos

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