Subject: Re: kern/1781: 'magic' symbolic link expansion
To: None <netbsd-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ty Sarna <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/25/1995 19:02:22
In article <199511251535.QAA04916@kurt.Tools.DE>,
Wolfgang Solfrank  <> wrote:
> I certainly hope that in the case of a merged VM/buffer cache the stdio
> code would be changed to take advantage of this by mapping the file
> copy-on-write into user space. This could very well be seen as merging`
> the VM/buffer cache with stdio buffers.

Not in the silly way in which I intended that statement (stdio being in
the kernel, or something). :-). This is more of an optimization for the
common case (and only the common case) of files. Good luck mmaping
/dev/tty :-)