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SubjectRe: file as a directory

> > > You won't get .tar or .tar.gz support in the VFS, for a few simple reasons:
> > > 1. .tar and .tar.gz are complicated formats, and are therefore better
> > > left to userland. You can get some of the same effect by using a shared
> > > library that redefines fopen() and fread() though. It'll work fine for
> > > the vast majority of apps that happens to use the C library.
> >
> > It is not same effect -- with shared library you get no caching. And
> > that hurts a lot.
> >
> The compressed file is still cached, and the library can cache
> file contents in a shared mapping. It does not have to
> be a per-process thing.

Okay, that way you can get it per-user but not system-global...

People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
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