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SubjectRe: Early SPECWeb99 results on 2.5.33 with TSO on e1000
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   From: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 23:53:00 +0100

Er, surely the same goes for sys_sendfile? Why have a new system call
rather than just swapping the 'in' and 'out' fds?

There is an assumption that one is a linear stream of output (in this
case a socket) and the other one is a page cache based file.

It would be nice to extend sys_sendfile to work properly in both
ways in a manner that Linus would accept, want to work on that?
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