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cowloop

http://www.ATConsultancy.nl/cowloop/
The cowloop-driver is a copy-on-write loop driver (block device) which can be used on top of any other block driver. It shields the lower driver from any write access and diverts all write-accesses to an arbitrary regular file, called the cowfile. When a modified block is read again later on, the cowloop-driver gets the block from the cowfile, while non-modified blocks are obtained from the original read-only device. This lets block-devices be used in a read-write fashion without modifying the underlying block-device itself.


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released on 13 June 2005

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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey15 December 2004



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Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:cowloop@ATConsultancy.nl


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 June 2005.



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