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From:Ed Carp Date:October 11 2002 3:07pm
Subject:RE: MySQl db as filesystem.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nicolas MONNET (Tech) [mailto:nm@stripped]
> Sent: Friday, October 11, 2002 5:53 AM
> To: Ed Carp
> Cc: mysql@stripped
> Subject: RE: MySQl db as filesystem.
>
> On Fri, 2002-10-11 at 10:06, Ed Carp wrote:
>
> > > At 12:58 +0200 10/10/02, Alex Polite wrote:
> > > >Is there any way I could display a MySQL database as a filesystem
> > > >under Linux?
> > >
> > > What does that mean?
> >
> > I think he wants to mount a MySQL database as a filesystem, like CFS with the
> loopback driver.  The answer is almost
> certainly no -
> > why would you want to do such a thing?
> >
> > sql, query
>
> Should'nt be too hard to do thanks to PODFUK® AKA uservfs:

Just goes to show you that Linux is so flexible, any hare-brained idea can be implemented
in software <sigh>.  But you didn't answer
my question - why would you want to do such a thing?  How could it possibly be useful? 
Adding yet another layer of complexity to
ext2fs (or ext3fs, which makes even less sense) is insane, unless you're doing it just to
say you can (same goes for the idiotic
idea of building an interface into MySQL to produce XML output), or for a *very*
specialized application.  But, as Jeff Goldblum
said in the movie "Independence Day", (paraphrase) "Just because you can doesn't mean you
should".

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MySQl db as filesystem.Alex Polite10 Oct
  • Re: MySQl db as filesystem.Paul DuBois11 Oct
    • Re: MySQl db as filesystem.Joel Rees11 Oct
      • Re: MySQl db as filesystem.Paul DuBois11 Oct
      • Re: MySQl db as filesystem.Jayce^11 Oct
    • RE: MySQl db as filesystem.Ed Carp11 Oct
      • RE: MySQl db as filesystem.Tech)11 Oct
        • RE: MySQl db as filesystem.Ed Carp11 Oct
          • RE: MySQl db as filesystem.Tech)11 Oct
    • Re: MySQl db as filesystem.Alex Polite11 Oct
  • Re: MySQl db as filesystem.Harald Fuchs11 Oct
  • Re: MySQl db as filesystem.Michael T. Babcock11 Oct
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  • Re: MySQl db as filesystem.Anthony W. Marino12 Oct
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