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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] splice support
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> The "destination first" convention is insane. It only makes sense for
> assignments, and these aren't assignments.

I agree.

But alas, sendfile(2) is defined as destination first:

> ssize_t sendfile(int out_fd, int in_fd, off_t *offset, size_t count)

which begs the question, do we want to be different from sendfile(2),
and confuse a segment of the programmer populace? :)

Jeff


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