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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] O_STREAMING - flag for optimal streaming I/O
    On Tuesday 08 October 2002 04:38, Robert Love wrote:
    > Attached patch implements an O_STREAMING file I/O flag which enables
    > manual drop-behind of pages.
    > If the file has O_STREAMING set then the user has explicitly said "this
    > is streaming data, I know I will not revisit this, do not cache
    > anything". So we drop pages from the pagecache before our current
    > index. We have to fiddle a bit to get writes working since we do
    > write-behind but the logic is there and it works.

    Great ;-)
    This is the nice way of doing what the akpm-patch did for me a while ago.


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