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SubjectRe: [PLEASE-TESTME] Zerocopy networking patch, 2.4.0-1
On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, David S. Miller wrote:
> Just extend sendfile to allow any fd to any fd. sendfile already
> does file->socket and file->file. It only needs to be extended to
> do socket->file.
> This is not what senfile() does, it sends (to a network socket) a
> file (from the page cache), nothing more.

Ok in any case, it would be nice to have a generic sendfile() which works
on any fd's - socket or otherwise.

What sort of sendfile() behaviour is defined with select()? Can it be
asynchronous?

-Dan

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