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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] FUSE improvements + VFS changes
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> > > > > The limitations are:
> > > > >
> > > > > 1) open("foo", O_CREAT | O_WRONLY, 0444) or similar won't work
> > > > >
> > > > > 2) ftruncate on a file not having write permission (but file opened
> > > > > in write mode) will fail
> > > > >
> > > > > 3) statfs() cannot return different values based on the path within
> > > > > a filesystem
> > > >
> > > > 4) mass of a body cannot vary depending on the way it's turned.
> > > >
> > > > Horrible limitations, all of them...
> > >
> > > Troll.
> > >
> > > We have solution for 1-3, what's your's for 4?
> >
> > And in case you're wondering, 1-2 are mandated by SUS, and obscure
> > programs like "cp" depend on 1) for example. So it's not as if these
> > limitations were all that fair.
>
> (1) and (2) are real, no arguments here. It's statfs one that is
> bogus (and yes, I should've trimmed the quoted part better).

OK, let's say it's bogus.

I still believe, the one local filesystem - many remote filesystems is
a valid model, but it's pretty low priority. But it'll come back yet!

Miklos

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