[Samba] compressed file VFS

Marcello Romani mromani at ottotecnica.com
Thu Mar 31 02:51:06 MDT 2011

Il 31/03/2011 09:36, Andreas Moroder ha scritto:
>> A similar question has been posted here (with an answer):
>> http://askubuntu.com/questions/5212/can-i-transparently-compress-some-files-on-a-samba-share
>> HTH
> Hello,
> AFAIK the FUSE filesystems have in common the problem that they are read
> only. I have to write to this share too.
> My idea was a samba VFS that, when it finds a compressed file with a
> certain extension ( say .gzvfs ) allows a normal read access to this
> file but allows to read and write to other files
> Bye
> Andreas

The article I linked above has a link to this page:


where 4 fuse-based compressed filesystems with R/W support are mentioned.


Marcello Romani

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