[Samba] SMB Shares with subversion backing store

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Nov 9 22:29:05 GMT 2007

On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 02:48:11PM -0500, Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> I suppose I could contract it out to a development firm, but
> to put something like that together myself. Would the anti-virus
> VFS filter that's floating around provide a good enough framework
> for creating something like this?
> I don't know if the anti-virus VFS filter calls out to external
> applications or if it uses a library API, but even if I had to
> adapt it to an API (in fact a better approach) I could always
> use John Madden's FUSE svnfs as an example of how to write for
> that API.
> Even if I do decide to contract it out, I still need to get a
> feeling for the amount of work it will take so I don't get
> bilked on the job costs.

Indeed. An anti-virus VFS would be a possible start point,
but you'll need a more complete VFS implementation than
just virus scanning.


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