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SubjectRe: TCP Zero Copy for mmapped files

On 2003.01.04 A.D.F. wrote:
> FreeBSD 5.0 should already have a zero copy for mmapped files and
> IMHO it would be worth to have it in Linux 2.6 too.
>
> It would also be very nice to be able to enable zero copy for mmapped files
> by a config option.
>
> Many applications use mapped memory to serve lots of small and
> medium sized files (4 - 1024 KB) or even a few big files
> (think at web servers, i.e. Apache 2, etc.); this is done to better
> serve multiple / parallel downloads being done on the same files.
>

Apache2 uses mmap() to open files ??
So then there is a reason to include it in my patchset...

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