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Re: Equivalent of the system call sendfile

Ignatios Souvatzis( said 2008.11.25 09:30:10 +0000:
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 04:11:58PM -0800, kamel derouiche wrote:
> > Gnu / Linux offers the system call sendfile (sys /
> > sendfile.h), what is that there is a meme
> > thing(matter) in netbsd?
> But as for sendfile() - due to page loaning, we have about the same
> performance for normal write() and avoid a long-time loop inside the
> kernel. Details are in our mailing list archives - search for
> UBC, UVM, "page loading" and / or "sendfile".

I thought in NetBSD you had to do this by mmap()ing the file descriptor. Did
this change recently?

>       -is

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