Re: Variant symlink filesystem

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Fri Mar 11 2016 - 15:04:40 EST

On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 5:20 PM, Cole <cole@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have written a Variant Symlink Filesystem for linux, currently
> implemented as a kernel module:
> The code was written for the 3.x kernel.
> I would like to try to get this included into the linux kernel, and am
> willing to hand over all copyright and change the license as needed.
> As such, I would like to know what I can do to try to make this
> happen.
> If the code quality or standards are not up to par with those of the
> linux kernel, or code needs to change due to newer changes introduced
> into the kernel, please let me know and I will endeavour to make the
> necessary changes.
> Please can you also cc me in any replies, as I am not currently
> subscribed to the list.

Why does this need to be a kernel filesystem and not a filesystem in
userspace (FUSE)?
Especially as you are dealing with environment variables which are
owned and controlled
by userspace.