MacFUSE news

Friday, March 09, 2007 at 4:44 PM

Posted by Scott Knaster, Mac Team Technical Writer

There are some new developments with MacFUSE, the open source project that makes it easier to bring file systems to Mac OS X, that we want to let you know about:
  • One of the great features of MacFUSE is the large set of language bindings available to programmers who want to write file systems. Now the MacFUSE website has an Objective-C library that's going to be especially popular with all you Cocoa programmers. Like MacFUSE itself, this library is open source so you can extend it to your heart's content. Note that this is the very same library that was used to create the MacFUSE demos shown during Macworld Expo 2007.
  • By popular demand, you can now get source code for the Spotlight file system that was presented as a demo of what you can do with MacFUSE.
  • For those of you wondering what MacFUSE is and what you can do with it, check out this article I wrote that appears on O'Reilly's MacDevCenter.
You can always get the latest info on MacFUSE by visiting the project's changelog page.

Good luck exploring new file systems with MacFUSE!