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From Julian Reschke <julian.resc...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Files on the filesystem?
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2012 09:33:08 GMT
On 2012-06-07 10:48, Rob Bone wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I am new to JCR and Jackrabbit so please forgive my ignorance, but I have
> created a test project and I am using Jackrabbit with a FileSystem
> persistence manager, and it appears to store the data in binary files on
> the filesystem, correct? But can it store the content itself on the
> filesystem?
> What I am looking for is a way to essentially  have files on the file
> system (so I can access them from say, explorer if I want to) but have my
> program manipulate them through Jackrabbit, with authentication,
> authorization etc all handled by the JCR. Is this possible with Jackrabbit?
> Thanks for your time, it is greatly appreciated.
> ...

It is not possible with Jackrabbit itself; the persistence managers only 
control where content is stored, but not it's layout.

It should possible to implement something like that using an SPI 
implementation and the jackrabbit-jcr2spi library.

Best regards, Julian

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