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SubjectRe: [fuse-devel] [PATCHSET] FUSE: extend FUSE to support more operations

On Tue, 14 Oct 2008, Miklos Szeredi wrote:

> I still got qualms about this ioctl thing. One is the security
> aspect, but that could be dealt with. The other is that I really
> really don't want people to start implementing new custom ioctls for
> their filesystems, as I think that way lies madness. We could limit
> ioctls to CUSE and that would be fine with me. Or for non-CUSE users
> we could enforce the "standard" format where the type and length is
> encoded in the command number.

Is this enough to support the most useful/requested file system ioctls,
like FIEMAP?



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