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    GVFS relies on a Windows filesystem driver we call GVFlt. Until now, the drop of that driver that we made available was unsigned (because it was very much a work in progress). That clearly creates some friction in trying it out. Today, we released a signed version of GVFlt that will eliminate that friction (for instance, you no longer need to disable BitLocker to install it). Although we have a signed GVFlt driver, that’s not the long term delivery method. We expect this functionality to be incorporated into a future shipping version of Windows and we are still working through those details.

    Interesting. It would be nice if it could work for virtualizing things other than Git, but I’m not holding my breath.

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      Update: still only for git, but it looks like it’s no longer only for Windows: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/11/microsoft-and-github-team-up-to-take-git-virtual-file-system-to-macos-linux