Subject: re: uvm and/vs splice() (was: re: Ongoing projects)
To: matthew green <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/07/1999 22:37:59
On Sat, 8 May 1999, matthew green wrote:
: splice() takes two unrelated descriptors (say, d1 and d2) and connects them...
: what would otherwise be read(d1)able from the first, is instead move to d2 as if
: somebody would read(d1, buffer) and write(d2, buffer) in a loop.
: right. except not as a 'pipe' -- data flows both directions.
So it's the opposite of socketpair() instead of pipe(). :)
-- Todd Vierling (Personal email@example.com; Bus. firstname.lastname@example.org)