|make_growfs(1)||Cooperative Computing Tools||make_growfs(1)|
make_growfs - generate directory listings for the GROW filesystem
make_growfs [options] <directory>
make_growfs prepares a local filesystem to be exported as a GROW filesystem which can be accessed by parrot_run(1). Given a directory as an argument, it recursively visits all of the directories underneath and creates files named .__growfsdir that summarize the metadata of all files in that directory.
Once the directory files are generated, the files may be accessed through a web server as if there were on a full-fledged filesystem with complete metadata.
- Give verbose messages.
- Create checksums for files. (default)
- Disable checksums for files.
- Follow all symbolic links.
- Do not follow any symbolic links.
- Only follow links that fall outside the root. (default)
- Show help text.
On success, returns zero. On failure, returns non-zero.
Suppose that your university web server exports the directory /home/fred/www as http://www.somewhere.edu/fred. To create a GROW filesystem, put whatever files and directories you like into /home/fred/www. Then, run the following to generate the GROW data:
% make_growfs /home/fred/www
Now that the GROW data is generated, you can use parrot_run(1) to treat the web address as a read-only filesystem:
% parrot_run bash % cd /growfs/www.somewhere.edu/fred % ls -la
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- The Cooperative Computing Tools ("http://ccl.cse.nd.edu/software/manuals")
- Parrot User Manual ("http://ccl.cse.nd.edu/software/manuals/parrot.html")
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