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Re: CVS commit: src/bin/cp

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 08:52:43AM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 10:56:40PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > Anyway, ISTM that writing from the mmap buffer in say 64K chunks would
> > retain nearly all the advantages and get rid of the latency problem.
> The way the code is currently written it only uses mmap(2) for
> files smaller than 8MB anyway. Your suggested change would require
> more work than reducing the size of the mapped memory.

Forget that, I misunderstood what you said. We can still use one
mmap(2) but should write out that memory with multile write(2)
system calls.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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