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    SubjectRe: [PLEASE-TESTME] Zerocopy networking patch, 2.4.0-1
    On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > :-) I think sendfile() should also have its logical extensions:
    > receivefile(). I dont know how the HPUX implementation works, but in
    > Linux, right now it's only possible to sendfile() from a file to a socket.
    > The logical extension of this is to allow socket->file IO and file->file,
    > socket->socket IO as well. (the later one could be interesting for things
    > like web proxies.)

    Just extend sendfile to allow any fd to any fd. sendfile already does
    file->socket and file->file. It only needs to be extended to do


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