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    In article <mng==19971013010747.44182@dot.cygnus.com>, Richard Henderson
    <rth@cygnus.com> wrote:

    > Single Unix adds two new system calls, pread and pwrite, that take
    > an extra argument for the location to do the I/O. The "p" stands
    > for "positioned" I guess.

    What I am wondering is why did they leave out preadv and pwritev? Probably
    these people do not like scatter/gather I/O, they left out putmsgv and
    getmsgv as well.
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    Jens-Uwe Mager <pgp-mailto:62CFDB25>

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