Re: [PATCH] fuse: Add support for fuse stacked I/O

From: Nikolaus Rath
Date: Thu Jan 14 2016 - 10:52:12 EST

On Jan 14 2016, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 03:53:10PM -0800, Nikhilesh Reddy wrote:
>> Add support for filesystem stacked read/write of files
>> when enabled through a userspace init option of FUSE_STACKED_IO.
>> When FUSE_STACKED_IO is enabled all the reads and writes
>> to the fuse mount point go directly to the native filesystem
>> rather than through the fuse daemon. All requests that aren't
>> read/write still go thought the userspace code.
> Please write your stacked features as kernel drivers.

Could you explain in more detail? I think I don't understand either the
why, the how, or what you mean with driver in this context (not sure
which one it is).

(I'm not the original submitter but interested in this)


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