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SubjectRe: LFS Support for Sendfile
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>     [sendfile(2)] as defined does not support LFS.
>
> I wonder does it really need to? I mean, a loop calling sendfile for
> 2GB (or whatever) at a time is almost as good, if not better in some
> ways.

The 'count' parameter is not the problem, it's the 'offset'. You can't send
any data beyond 2GB from the beginning of the file...

And in fact just two days ago I was in a situation where this would have
been desirable - I was sending parts of a captured DV video stream (the file
was 6GB)...

Regards,
Dan

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