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SubjectRe: [PATCH] splice support #2

* Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 30 2006, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> >
> > * Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de> wrote:
> >
> > > > I agree with the purpose of making sys_splice() generic and in
> > > > particular usable in scripts/shells where pipes are commonly used, but
> > > > we should also fulfill the original promise (outlined 15 years ago or
> > > > so) and not limit this to pipes. That way i could improve TUX to make
> > > > use of it for example ;)
> > >
> > > There's absolutely no reason why we can't add fd -> fd splicing as
> > > well, so no worries. Right now we just require a pipe transport. It's
> > > extendable :-)
> >
> > ok :) I think this code should be merged into v2.6.17 - it's very clean
> > and unintrusive.
>
> I hope so, too. I'll post a hopefully finished patch real soon, and
> then the move pages addon afterwards (which works now).

what does the move pages addon do? pagecache->pagecache transfer?

Ingo
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