The only result of any import when I searched for this was from 2001.
In the intervening decade, have any tools/methods for mounting a tar file as a filesystem (perhaps utilizing fuse) been created?
If so, what are they, and how do they work?
In fact, it seems that at least with newer Ubuntu1 versions it is possible to simply
1: I tried in Ubuntu 13.04.
There's a bit of work to get it setup (ie, it's not merely
It needs libarchive and