Creating a virtual file system
jeffrey.schwab at rcn.com
Wed Aug 10 04:25:28 CEST 2005
Bryan Olson wrote:
> Atila Olah wrote:
> > My question is: How do I implement a virtual partition that acts like a
> > real file-system and is compleatly transparent to other programs?
> > Should I make a virtual file allocation table for a FAT32 partition or
> > simulate an NTFS? Or even further: How do I create a junction (or a
> > hard link) to it in "My network places" or in "Entire Network"?
> Hmmm... I seem to rememeber ... Ah, here...
> 'Petard' and 'Foolhard' note that the Microsoft Windows IFS
> (Installable File System) Developer's Kit costs like $900. Doing
> it well would be a large and expensive project. Read their posts
> for more discouragement.
> > Thanks forward for help.
> Not exactly helpful was I? Sorry.
You don't have to pay Microsoft to develop a Windows-compatible
filesystem. See http://ubiqx.org/cifs/.
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