very simple datastore reimplementation
Marco Pesenti Gritti
mpgritti at gmail.com
Thu May 8 07:37:32 EDT 2008
On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 1:29 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
> On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Marco Pesenti Gritti
> <mpgritti at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 12:58 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
> >> Yes, the title is currently stored in the metadata file next to the
> >> actual file, so perhaps some ls-ds tool may be easily coded to present
> >> the files with names based on their title?
> > I think Jim point was that we need a way to be able to read files on a
> > system with no olpc specific tools installed.
> I think we are talking about two different things here:
> - How to interact with the DS (thus only in the XO) using standard
> tools. A FUSE plugin?
> - How we can aid in debugging the internal structures of the DS.
> Again, only on the XO.
> If the process of moving files from the XO to another machine involves
> the FUSE plugin, then files will come out from there with names based
> on their title.
> What else is missing?
The only thing which seem missing is a way to move the files to
another system (in a readable way) when the datastore, and hence the
FUSE plugin, are not working. Maybe that's something we can punt, not
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