FUSE for macOS (was 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 FUSE for macOS software package will let you use any third-party file system written atop FUSE for macOS or MacFUSE, if you choose to install the MacFUSE compatibility layer. As a developer, you can use the FUSE for macOS 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
- Fix bug in FUSE kernel extension that can trigger a kernel panic - Release biglock in fuse_vnop_write() before calling uiomove(). Not doing so can trigger a kernel panic when using the direct_io mount-time option.
- Fix rare file system deadlock when mounting a FUSE volume
- In rare cases, mount(2) performs file system operations; calling
- OS X 10.5 or later