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From: Jon Turney <>
To: Mark Geisert <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [ITP] cygfuse
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2022 14:46:17 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 12/03/2022 14:43, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 10/03/2022 06:16, Mark Geisert wrote:
>> This is a Cygwin version of libfuse{,3} that can be found in various 
>> Linux distributions.  It is a couple of link libraries and additions 
>> to /usr/include to allow porting of FUSE apps.  FUSE: File System In 
>> User Space.  I will shortly be providing an sshfs FUSE app, to be 
>> covered by a separate ITP.
>> Importantly, cygfuse depends on an underlying Windows FUSE 
>> implementation: WinFSP.  In fact the Cygwin library code was provided 
>> by the author of WinFSP.  I'm just providing a bona-fide Cygwin 
>> package for the code.
>> WinFSP, and thus cygfuse, is made available under GPLv3 for Free/Libre 
>> and Open Source Software or under a commercial license.
>> If another Windows FUSE provider shows interest in supporting Cygwin, 
>> I suspect it could be supported with alternatives(8).

Oops. This email escaped early...

> It's not quite that straightforward as the Windows loader can only 
> follow symlinks to DLLs if they are

... made using 'winsymlinks:native'

> But that's not

... important right now.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-03-12 14:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-03-10  6:16 Mark Geisert
2022-03-10 20:53 ` Marco Atzeri
2022-03-12 14:43 ` Jon Turney
2022-03-12 14:46   ` Jon Turney [this message]
2022-03-25  8:24   ` Mark Geisert
2022-03-27  8:20     ` [ITP] cygfuse -- cygport issues solved Mark Geisert

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