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    SubjectRe: OT: why no file copy() libc/syscall ??
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    Followup to:  <20031111085323.M8854@devserv.devel.redhat.com>
    By author: Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
    > >
    > > Actually, I think we should have a:
    > >
    > > long copy_fd_to_fd (int src, int dst, int len)
    > >
    > > type of systemcall.
    >
    > We have one, sendfile(2).
    >

    It would be very nice if we could (a) expand the uses of sendfile(2),
    and (b) have the libc do the fallback to read/write/mmap as needed.

    -hpa

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