Archive for the 'MacFUSE' Category

MacFUSE Now Friendlier with Objective-C

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Quoting my Google Mac Blog post in its entirety: A new version of MacFUSE is now available. As always, you can download a ready-to-install prebuilt package, or browse the ready-to-build source. Besides bug fixes and other minor improvements, there is a major new developer feature in this release: an Objective-C framework is now part of [...]

GrabFS: The Screenshot File System

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

A while ago, I wrote about procfs for Mac OS X, a MacFUSE-based file system. Subsequently, I added more cool features to my procfs implementation. Recently, I had reason to demonstrate procfs again and realized that I needed still more cool features. That need led to GrabFS. In a pinch, GrabFS is a file system [...]

MacFUSE: New Release, Leopard Support

Friday, October 26th, 2007

A new release of MacFUSE is here. There is a new version for Leopard, a new version for Tiger, and a new version of that runs on both Tiger and Leopard. Downloads: Documentation:

Making procfs Cooler

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

A few weeks ago, I released as open source a MacFUSE-based process file system for Mac OS X. I recently added several new features to this procfs implementation. Some of these features are "cool" in that they put a new twist on certain types of visual information. For example, there’s a folder /proc/system/hardware/displays/ that contains [...]

Video: MacFUSE "Open Source" Talk

Friday, June 1st, 2007

We did a MacFUSE talk at Google last week: Video on YouTube

Public Talk on MacFUSE @ Google

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

People are welcome to join us at Google on Thursday, May 24, for an open-to-public talk on all things MacFUSE. I’m told that “Doors open at 6:30PM at Google’s Mountain View campus. Guests should plan to sign in at Building 41 reception upon arrival. Refreshments will be served…” Here’s an abstract: File systems provide one [...]

procfs for Mac OS X

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

I’ve made available a MacFUSE-Based process file system for Mac OS X. Source code is included.

Updates to MacFUSE and SSHFS

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

MacFUSE 0.2.5 and SSHFS for MacFUSE 0.2.0 bring several important and useful updates to the user. Changelog for MacFUSE Changelog for SSHFS

MacFUSE 0.2.2, More Source Code!

Monday, February 26th, 2007

On the MacFUSE Project Page, you now have a new release of MacFUSE Core. Please be sure to upgrade as this fixes a nasty bug. Besides, in the filesystems-objc subdirectory, you’ll find source for the Objective-C library that we used to create the file systems shown in the MacFUSE Tech Demos video. You will also [...]

MacFUSE 0.2.0

Sunday, February 11th, 2007

A new release is up at the MacFUSE project page. 0.2.0 adds several new features and fixes several bugs. New features include support for kqueue/kevent, advisory locking, full extended attributes support, support for extended security (ACLs), support for “direct I/O” (this allows the user-space file system to return less data than the file’s size, and [...]

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