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USENIX Technical Program - Abstract - USENIX Annual Conference, Freenix Session - June 2000

Unix file system extensions in the GNOME environment

Ettore Perazzoli, Helix Code, Inc.


This paper explains how the GNOME [GNOME] project is extending the functionality of the Unix file system for use in both the desktop and applications, by using a user-level library called the GNOME Virtual File System.

There are various reasons for extending the Unix file system and its API, as explained in the following sections.

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