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Subject: Re: [boost] [compond_file_binary] Gauging interest in a possible library submission.
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-02 11:01:12

On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 5:44 PM, Andrey Semashev
<andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Does it provide any benefits compared to mounting a loop device and
> working with it through traditional file system interfaces? It seems
> odd to have a library duplicating file system operations.

Is it? We don't use loop devices to read/write tar/zip files, do we?
Can you even mount loop devices as unprivileged user?
Does Windows even have loop devices?


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