[ros-dev] FAT VFAT

Steven Edwards steven_ed4153 at yahoo.com
Thu May 12 22:11:32 CEST 2005


Hi Rick,

--- Rick Langschultz <rlangschultz at cox.net> wrote:
> If people want to implement NTFS so badly why not use something like
> ReiserFS4 for the actual fs, but write a VFS driver to be loaded to act like
> NTFS. Since ReiserFS supports permissions and things of that nature it
> should be interesting to see the result. Filesystem encryption could
> possibly be implemented for files or folders too.

The problem is that while Reiser4 is very extendable and and supports a nice plugin API there is
no reiser driver for Windows that we can use. There is already a ext2fsd (3 of them actually) and
we can extend it to support ext3 with very little work.

Thanks
Steven



		
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