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SubjectRe: FS idea
Hi!

> <asbestos suit>
>
> I think it would be nice to add in a kernel feature to allow the kernel
> to interface with userspace programs to provide fs support for certain
> filesystems. There are three kinds of filesystems that (in my opinion)
> this would be really nice for.

This already exists, and it is called nfs. It is not ideal, but it
pretty well does what it is expected to do. Look at
http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/podfuk/podfuk.html (tar
filesystems, transparent ungz, zip, rar etc. are working.)

Pavel
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