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SubjectRe: Unexpected splice "always copy" behavior observed
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On Tue, 2010-05-18 at 11:53 -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:

> I'm currently looking at the network code to see if it is better.

The network code seems to do the right thing. It sends the actual page
directly to the network.

Hopefully we can find a way to avoid the copy to file. But the splice
code was created to avoid the copy to and from userspace, it did not
guarantee no copy within the kernel itself.

-- Steve




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