LUFS is a hybrid userspace filesystem framework supporting an indefinite number of filesystems (localfs, sshfs, ftpfs, httpfs, socketfs, freenetfs, and nutellafs) transparently for any application. It can be regarded as doing the same job as the VFS (virtual filesystem switch) in the kernel: it is a switch, distributing the filesystem calls to its supported filesystems. However, LUFS filesystems are implemented in userspace. This would be a drawback for local filesystems where the access speed is important, but proves to be a huge advantage for networked filesystems where the userland flexibility is most important.
DocumentationUser README included
released on 31 October 2003
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||3 February 2003|
Leaders and contributors
|See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=57332|
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=57332&atid=483771|
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/lufs-devel|
|Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/lufs-users|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 31 October 2003.
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.
The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software or copyright-licenses or other similar notices described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution or license text itself.