Saturday 26 of April 2008 19:22:57 napisałeś(-łaś): > On Sat, 26 Apr 2008, Marek Dopiera wrote: > > - vfs modifications to allow "mounting" on non-directories > > You've mentioned this several times, but I don't understand what it means. > Can you illustrate a few examples / use cases? > Basicaly it means that not only directories can be mount points. In Hurd, symbolic links are in fact translators. So are for example TCP/IP stack, fifos, sockets. All of them are set on other files than directories. An exotic idea came to my head right now: if for some reason you have a file split into several smaller ones, it would be easy to write a translator which once set on a file, would pretend all these files concatenated. Regards -- Marek Dopiera marek%dopiera.pl@localhost, http://dopiera.pl JID: siersciu%jabberpl.org@localhost
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