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