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SubjectRe: OT: why no file copy() libc/syscall ??
Followup to:  <>
By author: Jakub Jelinek <>
In newsgroup:
> >
> > 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.


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