Subject: Re: sys_sendfile.
To: Martin J. Laubach <>
From: PER4MANCE, J. Dolecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/04/2000 10:42:11
"Martin J. Laubach" wrote:
> | Is this the way I should go about doing this?
>   There was some discussion quite some time ago, and if I
> remember correctly, the consensus was that sendfile is only
> halfway TRT, and something called splice was suggested. That
> is what I remember offhand of the thread.

Arguably, even if splice would be implemented, sendfile(2) has to
be too, to be API compatible. It can be library wrapper
which would use splice(2) internally, but it should be there.