OSXFUSE allows you to extend OS X's native file-handling capabilities via third-party file systems. It is a successor to MacFUSE, which is no longer being maintained.
As a user, installing the OSXFUSE software package will let you use any third-party file system written atop OSXFUSE or MacFUSE, if you choose to install the MacFUSE compatibility layer. As a developer, you can use the OSXFUSE SDK to write numerous types of file systems as regular user-space programs. The content of these file systems can come from anywhere: from the local disk, from across the network, from memory, or any other combination of more...
- IImproved compatibility with Finder on OS X 10.11. Unless allow_root or allow_other is set we limit vnode operations to the user that mounted the file system. Starting with OS X 10.11 DesktopServicesHelper, which is running as root, calls access(2) on behalf of Finder when trying to delete a directory. Blocking this request results in Finder aborting the delete more...
- OS X 10.5 or later