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Re: Transparent decompression with file system filter

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: Transparent decompression with file system filter
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2008 11:39:48 +0100
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On Saturday 05 January 2008 07:30, Bean wrote:
> I'm thinking that compressed might not be the right word, as filter
> doesn't limit to decompression, it can support decryption or format
> conversion as well. I guess the name grub_file_open_ex may be better.
> I also add a flag to the function, if flag!=0, filters are used, and
> if flag=0, grub_file_open_ex is just like grub_file_open.

I feel that this is too theoretical. In reality, if you want to support, say, 
an encrypted file to be decrypted automatically, you need to supply a private 
key or a passphrase or something like that. How can this be unified and 


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