mike at halcrow.us
Sat Dec 17 21:45:28 MST 2005
On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 09:41:51PM -0700, Michael Torrie wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-16 at 21:47 -0600, Michael Halcrow wrote:
> > http://www.fsl.cs.sunysb.edu/project-unionfs.html
> > FYI, my own cryptographic filesystem, eCryptfs, is built off of
> > Cryptfs, which is instantiated from the same stackable filesystem
> > framework that Unionfs is built off of.
> I always thought unionfs was just a way to merge two file systems
> together to appear to be one. How does this help with a distributed
> file system?
If you require that you can dynamically add more space to a volume by
adding more machines, then Unionfs can be used for that purpose.
Michael A. Halcrow
Security Software Engineer, IBM Linux Technology Center
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