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SubjectRe: writev() "bug"
>> Not necessary.  As of libc 5.2.18, libc writev()s longer vectors MAX_IOVEC
>> iov's at a time. The only problem occurs when you use a library compiled
>
>Then libc is broke writev/readv makes atomicity guarantees.

Well, it was even worse before the syscall existed, since then it could
do only 1 iov at a time.

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