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This is as wrapper-gem for dokan ruby bindings by Hiroki Asakawa. You can download the original souce from

To run this gem you need dokan library installed.

See the original README and LICENSE at

  • extdokan-ruby-

  • extdokan-ruby-

What is Dokan Ruby Binding

This program is a Ruby binding of Dokan that is a user mode file system for Windows. Using this program, you can make a file system in Ruby language. Ruby extension to write a windows file system.


  1. Install dokan library. You can find it here:

  2. Install this gem (gem install dokan-ruby)

  3. Run the samples unter extdokan-ruby- to get a feeling how things work

  4. Implement your own cool filsystem und mount it


  • Port library to mingw32 to make it work with the new RubyIntaller

  • Create some Testcases

Note on Patches/Pull Requests

  • Fork the project.

  • Make your feature addition or bug fix.

  • Add tests for it. This is important so I don't break it in a future version unintentionally.

  • Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history. (if you want to have your own version, that is fine but

    bump version in a commit by itself I can ignore when I pull)
  • Send me a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.


Copyright © 2010 AncientLeGrey. See LICENSE for details.

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