[erlang-questions] servers for mountable remote file systems

Nahuel Greco <>
Fri Oct 14 20:32:02 CEST 2011


You can also mount a filesystem implemented in erlang using FUSE (
http://code.google.com/p/fuserl/ ) and then use regular Samba to share
it to the network.

Saludos,
Nahuel Greco.



On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 9:07 AM, Tony Rogvall <> wrote:
> Hi joe!
> Luke did hack a cool erlang NFS server 10 years ago :-)
> http://jungerl.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/jungerl/jungerl/lib/enfs/
> Nothing new under the sun !
> /Tony
> On 14 okt 2011, at 10:30, Joe Armstrong wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> 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?
>
> /Joe
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