Coda File System

Re: FUSE/pioctl (was Re: Coda development roadmap)

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Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:16:29 +0200
On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 10:51:43PM -0500, Andrew Deason wrote:
> Sorry that took a little while; I had to go find this again:

No problem, thanks for the reference!

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> the part that's most relevant to this starts at around 7:45. I don't
> know if there's anything in there that you don't already know, though :)
> There are a couple of mailing list threads related to this, too:
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> and
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> I don't think any real work or changes have occurred since then. In
> retrospect watching that again, my first impression is that using a unix
> domain socket using some marshalling mechanism would be easiest. rmtsys,
> if you have anything like that. I'm also not really opposed to using
> plain ioctls like I apparently was before, but it's been much longer
> since I ever looked at anything in this area.

I have also looked closer at the relevant code. It would most probably
be useful to arrange a more structured and less limited interface than
ioctls, instead of working around its limitations.

Received on 2014-08-20 04:16:54