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SubjectRe: fadvise syscall?
Joel Becker wrote:

>Other applications can use this sort of stuff. DBM could, for
>instance. So might GIMP. Etc. Dynamic hints have real world
>applications.
>

to be fair, fcntl(2) could be used in conjunction with open(2), to do
dynamic hints.

I prefer to separate the hints from other O_xxx flags, though, so
posix_fadvise seems to be applicable...

Jeff




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