[Samba] compressed file VFS
jean-pierre.andre at wanadoo.fr
Thu Mar 31 03:48:57 MDT 2011
Andreas Moroder wrote:
>> A similar question has been posted here (with an answer):
> AFAIK the FUSE filesystems have in common the problem that they are read
> only. I have to write to this share too.
Except at least ntfs-3g which is read + write (see
the link posted yesterday). It is fully compatible
with Windows, which may be useful in a Samba environment.
> 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
For ntfs the compression is transparent. No specific
extension or change needed in applications or scripts.
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