[erlang-questions] servers for mountable remote file systems
Fri Oct 14 14:07:00 CEST 2011
Luke did hack a cool erlang NFS server 10 years ago :-)
Nothing new under the sun !
On 14 okt 2011, at 10:30, Joe Armstrong wrote:
> I want to make a remote virtual device that I can mount on mac-os X/linux etc.
> It seems like there are three alternatives
> a) webdav
> b) samba/smb
> c) NFS
> I need an Erlang server that implements a virtual file system as a
> back-end to the protocol
> in question.
> I can imagine emulating a large number of small files - the mounted
> file system would appear to have a
> large number of small files - but in fact these would not exist but be
> emulated in the server.
> Has anybody implemented servers for the above protocols in Erlang? or
> do I have to start from
> scratch? Is any of these protocols to be preferred over the others,
> given that I want to emulate
> a large number of small files. Is my list a) - c) complete are there
> other protocols I should consider?
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