Subject: Re: Unix Metadata on top of an MS-DOS Filesystem
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Chuck Swiger <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/02/2005 11:29:59
Curt Sampson wrote:
[ ... ]
> That doesn't really seem to offer any advantages over the 1/2 MS-DOS and
> 1/2 FFS mode of operation; in both cases it doesn't solve the problem
> that when I update a file on the FFS side, the corresponding copy on the
> MS-DOS side needs to updated by hand.
> E.g., I'd like to share my ssh keys and gpg keyring between Windows and
> Unix systems.

People normally do this by configuring filesharing via NFS or Samba/CIFS, and 
mounting your home directory on either a Windows or Unix system.  You could 
also set up CVS, subversion, etc, and use revision control to update those files...