I've finally got around to releasing a patch to get userfs working with
current kernels. The testing has been light, but it seems OK up to
There have been no other major changes. Userfs now makes use of the
buffer cache to some extent, though I have plans to make sure that the
kernel doesn't cache more than the filesystem wants to. This also means
userfs supports mmap() and you can exec off a userfs filesystem. I don't
know how well all this works though.
There have been some small improvements and bugfixes to ftpfs.
The patch should be on tsx-11.mit.edu:pub/linux/ALPHA/userfs and on
sunsite.unc.edu (not sure of the exact path, but pub/Linux/Incoming for