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From Matthijs Wensveen <m.wensv...@func.nl>
Subject Re: Virtual file system and external database
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2008 11:14:36 GMT
Jukka Zitting wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 12:28 PM, Shivi S <sdshini@gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> I went through some of the documentation of Jackrabbit and a few examples
>> from the forums but most of them were based on jackrabbit repositories. I
>> also came across a "Virtual file system" that Jackrabbit provides, so I'd
>> like to know if it is possible for me to use this without an actual content
>> repository configured.
>>     
>
> The "virtual file system" in Jackrabbit is a feature that allows you
> to access the content repository like you would a normal file system
> on a network drive. While the related code is reasonably reusable
> (i.e. you could adapt it to use another backend), Jackrabbit does not
> support other backends out of the box.
>
> BR,
>
> Jukka Zitting
>   
You might want to check out commons-vfs (http://commons.apache.org/vfs).

Regards,
Matthijs

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