Fast releases demand binary updates.. (Was: Release schedule for 2006 )

Brian Candler B.Candler at
Sat Dec 24 13:47:59 PST 2005

On Sat, Dec 24, 2005 at 04:02:38PM -0500, Ed Maste wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 24, 2005 at 03:32:18PM +0000, Brian Candler wrote:
> > Linux has an extremely neat solution for this (sshfs) but I don't know of
> > anything comparable in the BSD world. sshfs uses 'Fuse', a plug-in
> > architecture which allows filesystems to run in userland. I believe it makes
> > an sftp connection to the remote host, and then exposes it as if it were a
> > real filesystem.
> In fact, FreeBSD's got Fuse & sshfs as well.  Csaba Henk did the port
> as a Google SoC project.  See <> and
> /usr/ports/sysutils/fusefs* .

Looks like very recent work. Thanks for the pointer - although it seems it's
not available for FreeBSD <6.0 unfortunately.

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