File system software???

Taavi Talvik <>
Thu Jun 27 11:40:05 CEST 2002


On 27 Jun 2002, Daniel Néri wrote:

> Joe Armstrong <> writes:
>
> > Does anybody know of some software I can use for the following:
> >
> >   - I want to create a simple file system *within* a bigger file
> >   - I want this to be fast and in C
>
> In BSD, there's "vnd":
>
>    http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/man.cgi?query=vnd&apropos=0&sektion=0&manpath=OpenBSD+Current&arch=i386&format=html

However, vn requires kernel support. I.e. all the same kernel
infrastructure is used and file is simply presented to
kernel like "disk device".

Joe probably looks for user-space library. Maybe something
similar to jar is better starting point. Or /usr/ports/devel/zziplib

best regards,
taavi



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