[Gluster-users] FUSE

KwangErn Liew ke.liew at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 21:07:33 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 8:50 PM, rhubbell <rhubbell at ihubbell.com> wrote:

> Well the problem is a little more complicated now.
> The kernel has FUSE code in it now and that code is not the
> same code that's in the latest FUSE.
> If similar transitions in the past can be used as a guide, the linux
> kernel takes precedence as the defacto repository.
> I think glusterfs should decide how it wants to handle this.
> If you look at recent history glusterfs would future-proof
> itself by selecting the FUSE kernel source as the target to be
> compatible with. Since the separate FUSE will likely become deprecated.


I'd imagine sticking with the kernel FUSE would also provide better
stability. But it'd also mean there must be a known stable kernel, and any
subsequent FUSE patches made by the GlusterFS community.

But it'd also create (slight) complications for VServer users, like me. :)

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