Subject: re: uvm and/vs splice() (was: re: Ongoing projects)
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
From: matthew green <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/08/1999 12:20:51
   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.