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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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