Subject: Re: Experimental zero-copy for TCP and UDP transmit-side
To: Bang Jun-Young <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/07/2002 09:38:16
On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 01:05:00AM +0900, Bang Jun-Young wrote:

 > BTW, I have a question: what are the advantages of this over sendfile(2)
 > implemented in Linux and FreeBSD?

Actually, sendfile(2) (or the more generic version, splice(2)) is better
for bulk-movement of file data.  But my changes work for all applications
that use sufficiently large writes, not just bulk-file-send.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>