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From "Mario Ivankovits (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Resolved: (VFS-92) FUSE integration
Date Fri, 06 Oct 2006 05:35:23 GMT
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Mario Ivankovits resolved VFS-92.

    Resolution: Won't Fix

I think this is totally out of scope of VFS.

The reasons are:

1) FUSE is GPL/LGPL which is a nono for ASF projects. In this case we have to build a JNI
bridge - so we really have to link against the FUSE libraries
2) many of VFS's filesystems are already available (
- so FUSE wont benefit from our VFS
3) Performance will be poor - compared to the native implementations

I admit, such a project has a coolnesfactor, but I think its not very practical, though, hey,
you can start up a project on sourceforge :-)


> FUSE integration
> ----------------
>                 Key: VFS-92
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons VFS
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Elifarley Callado Coelho
> Integrating FUSE ( and Commons-VFS would ease the creation
of new file system drivers for the GNU/linux and FreeBSD platforms.
> Besides, it would be really cool to mount a partition whose handling is done in Java

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