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SubjectRe: Multiplexing filesystem
Helge Hafting wrote:

>
> Coda already do what you want:
> Files are kept on a server, and copied to your local disk when
> you use it. You may even disconnect when working on the local
> copy - your changes will be propagated back to the server
> whenever you reconnect to the network.
> The copying is indeed completely transparent.
>
> If you need reservation - use the permission system.
> A suid program simply makes _you_ owner, and only
> the owner gets write permission. This is your check-out
> program. Check-in consists of changing ownership
> back to root (or some userid allocated to the versioning system)
>
> Helge Hafting

I'll look into Coda, but ideally I wouldn't have to copy each file to the local
workstation when I use it, only when it is reserved for editing. Also, I'd like to
be able to store the local copy anywhere on the filesystem, if possible.

Mark

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