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Package: bindfs (1.12.3-1)

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mirrors or overlays a local directory with altered permissions

bindfs is a FUSE filesystem for mirroring a directory to another directory, similarly to mount --bind. The permissions of the mirrored directory can be altered in various ways.

Some things bindfs can be used for:

 - Making a directory read-only.
 - Making all executables non-executable.
 - Sharing a directory with a list of users (or groups).
 - Modifying permission bits using rules with chmod-like syntax.
 - Changing the permissions with which files are created.

Non-root users can use almost all features, but most interesting use-cases need user_allow_other to be defined in /etc/fuse.conf.

Tags: System Administration: Filesystem Tool, Implemented in: C, Role: Plugin, Scope: scope::utility, works-with::file

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 24.5 kB89.0 kB [list of files]
armel 22.6 kB80.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 22.5 kB76.0 kB [list of files]
i386 24.3 kB48.0 kB [list of files]