Art Alexion on 26 Feb 2009 08:41:31 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] mini-HOWTO: mp3fs

On Thursday 26 February 2009 09:47:48 am Gordon Dexter wrote:
> Art Alexion wrote:
> > I am unclear as to whether this "virtual" file system resides in memory
> > or on disk.
> >
> > A great idea if the former.
> I don't think it exists anywhere.  I believe it acts as a layer on top
> of a real filesystem with FLAC files.  It presents a virtual filesystem
> with the same filenames, except with the MP3 extension.  Opening a file
> from that filesystem converts the original FLAC file to MP3 in real time.

Ah, like the audiocd:// kio_slave in Konqueror 3.x, but for files systems on 
hard drives, I guess.

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