Coda File System

FUSE/pioctl (was Re: Coda development roadmap)

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Date: Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:02:24 +0200
On Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 01:54:06PM -0400, Jan Harkes wrote:
> The kernel part of the pioctl interface is tiny. text is 163 bytes and
> data is 200 bytes, it just is a copy-in-copy-out in the kernel module.
> But as it does that it also tags the request with the actual uid of the
> user making the request.

> Moving to FUSE would be a much better approach if you want to get rid of
> kernel complexity. Patches are welcome.

Does FUSE provide a suitable counterpart to the pioctl?

Received on 2014-08-02 06:02:45