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SubjectRe: kqueue microbenchmark results
On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 11:27:09AM -0400, Simon Kirby wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 01:02:46AM -0500, Jonathan Lemon wrote:
>
> > ends up making the job of the application harder. A simple example
> > to illustrate the point: what if the application does not choose
> > to read all the data from an incoming packet? The app now has to

> What applications would do better by postponing some of the reading?
> I can't think of any reason off the top of my head why an application
> wouldn't want to read everything it can. Doing everything in smaller

I can see this happening if the application does not know how much data
is in the buffer, or if the data is being read into a buffer does not
have much space left in it.

Jim
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