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Re: Re: Virtual Disk for Perl

by IlyaM (Parson)
on Mar 07, 2003 at 14:35 UTC ( #241142=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Virtual Disk for Perl
in thread Virtual Disk for Perl

I bet this script uses loopbacks which is quite standart method to mount ordinary files with filesystems on Linux (no idea if similar feature exist on other Unix-like systems).

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Re: Re: Re: Virtual Disk for Perl
by hardburn (Abbot) on Mar 07, 2003 at 15:00 UTC

    Loopbacks are implemented in BSD systems. I don't have much experiance with commercial *nix, but I'm guessing it's available pretty much everywhere. You could probably get one on Win32 if you really tried (not easily, mind you).

    Reinvent a rounder wheel.

    Note: All code is untested, unless otherwise stated

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