Re: VFS for legacy apps (was: gvfs status report)

On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 12:38 +0000, Damon Chaplin wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 03:10 -0600, Hans Petter Jansson wrote:

> > However, the first method you describe:
> > 
> > ~/.mounts/type=smb-share;server=$server;share=$share/dir/file.txt
> > 
> > sounds perfect. It's rich (we can get back the mount info later),
> > extensible (we don't have to figure out the entire set of potential
> > mount options in advance) and fairly simple (the root nodes are all
> > direct children of ~/.mounts).

> You're probably always going to need type, server and share though, so
> maybe you can make it a bit more readable:
>   ~/.mounts/smb:$server:$share/dir/file.txt
> Extra options can go on the end.
> Also I'd probably avoid ';' just in case bash goes anywhere near it.

Yeah - the actual syntax is still up in the air, but we need to define
it carefully. Do you think ':' is a good separator?

I'm not sure you'll always be accessing a share (subdirectory) on the
server. I guess we could make the share be "/" in that case...

Hans Petter

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