Subject: Re: Ongoing projects
To: None <>
From: John Kohl <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/07/1999 07:23:49
> How about a more generalized syscall like move(2) or so that would
> move blocks of data from file descriptor to file descriptor,
> bypassing kernel/user copies in the way of sendfile(2)?

Sounds like the "splice" system call discussed in a USENIX paper from
maybe 3 or 4 years ago, done at (IIRC) SDSC or UCSD by one of Kevin Fall
or Jonathan Kay.

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