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SubjectRe: Has it been done: User Script File System?
Hi!

> Is there any filesystem in Linux that uses user scripts/executables to
> implement the various function calls? What I'm thinking of is something
> along the lines of a file system module that, when it receives a call
> from VFS, passes the information out to a user-mode daemon which could
> then run scripts or executables to answer the question. The daemon
> would then return the answer to the module, and the module would answer
> VFS.

Take a look at uservfs.sourceforge.net. Its extfs module is basically what
you want. zipfs is already implemented using script...
Pavel
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