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Re: Equivalent of the system call sendfile
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 07:43:06PM +0000, Wouter Klouwen wrote:
> kamel derouiche(kamelderouiche%yahoo.com@localhost) said 2008.11.25 08:37:29
> > > Oops, you're right ... read() doesn't work. So:
> > >
> > > mmap() the file - or a big portion of it
> > >
> > > write() to the network.
> > There is a software that i want to ported on pkgsrc,
> > That last package uses sendfile system call. I need a
> > call system that corresponding to the that sendfile in netbsd
> sendfile has the following arguments:
> file descriptor
> and some other guff.
> So, you can use:
> void *addr = mmap(NULL, length, PROT_READ, MAP_FILE | MAP_SHARED,
> file descriptor, offset);
> send(socket, addr, length, 0);
Although you'd be better limiting the length of each mmap.
Otherwise you can run out of process VM for very large files.
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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