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November 12th, 2007, 06:08 PM
i've been searching and trying to find/compile the unionfs alternative for my gusty but i'm not able to.
Could someone please give me a hint into the right direction how to do this?
November 12th, 2007, 07:39 PM
Well the homapage seems to be located here:
- has tutorials and examples.
Furthermore, 'apt-cache search unionfs' (in Feisty) yields:
fsl@Laptop:~$ apt-cache search unionfs
unionfs-source - Source for the union filesystem
unionfs-tools - Tools to manage unionfs filesystems
unionfs-utils - Transition package for unionfs-tools rename
Although I haven't tried it I would think that you might want to start by installing the build dependencies... something like:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install unionfs-source unionfs-utils build-essential
sudo apt-get build-dep unionfs
Then try building again.
According to their homepage their might already be some support in Gutsy. Is it listed in:
December 12th, 2007, 08:33 PM
I've also been looking into aufs as an alternate to unionfs.
My main problem is that i can create a union, but when i try to share it with Samba some of the directories gets lost.
Ubuntu has the source for aufs, but as far as i know no precompiled kernel modules exist, and no clear info on how to compile it for 7.10 is out there either.
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