AVFS (A Virtual File System) is an easy-to-install system that enables all programs to access archived, compressed, remote, or other kind of virtual files without the need to recompile programs or the kernel. The following modules are currently implemented: tar, zip, rar, gzip, bzip2, ftp, http, dav, rsh/ssh, floppy, and many more.
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux Solaris|
Release Notes: This release makes the xz handler support more file suffixes, updates the extfs scripts to use bash, fixes the hard link count for extfs directories, and fixes compilation for Mac OS X.
Release Notes: This release fixes a possible crash due to a race condition in the namespace module.
Release Notes: Bugs in the zlib, utar, and extfs modules have been fixed, and there are many other small improvements in the extfs code.
Release Notes: This release adds support for returning an error value from the close operation. In addition, extfs was fixed so that patchfs works again, and the urar module was improved so that now it is able to access rar archives from newer rar versions.
Release Notes: Compile issues and other general issues have been addressed.