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    On Wed, Jun 24, 1998 at 07:15:17PM +1000, Richard Gooch wrote:
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    > Why bother with sendfile() if you have aio_*() available? sendfile()
    > is a trivial wrapper to aio_*().

    aio_* implies userspace. sendfile() obviates the need for multiple context
    switches, etc.

    True, aio_* with page aligned buffers and vm hacks amount to the same thing
    anyhow, but I don't know of anyone actively working on the mm system in this
    area.



    -Chris

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