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Re: inferno and Mass-Storage System



>The constrains we have (mostly regarding 'old' interface code) are the
>following:
>
>   interface to existing (embedded DB code in C)
>             (it is also possible to use something else acting as a
>              persistent store with some fast query options)
>   interface to (SCSI connected) tape drives through User-Level SCSI
>drivers
>                (a C written library)
>
>I haven't seen (so far) a way to connect these to inferno processes.
>We would like to serv most of the above things through a Styx
>filesystem,
>therefor i need to create a separate UNIX process which acts as a
>transformer
>from Styx to something else - How we can do this ???
>

There are plans to provide a library to do this for you. 
Information concerning this is scheduled to appear on the web site
next month.