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SubjectRe: 2.4 sendfile() not doing as manpage promises?
On Sat, Nov 18, 2000 at 03:15:28PM -0800, Dan Hollis wrote:

> > In that case, the wording of the manpage needs to be changed, as it
> > implies that 'either or both' of the filedescriptors can be sockets.
> Its quite clear.
> This call copies data between file descriptor and another
> file descriptor or socket. in_fd should be a file
> descriptor opened for reading. out_fd should be a
> descriptor opened for writing or a connected socket.
> in_fd must be a file, out_fd can be a file or socket.

My manpages must be outdated then, my manpage is from 1 Dec 1998. Thanks for
the correction.


bert hubert

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