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proliferation

proliferation

Posted Apr 27, 2006 20:10 UTC (Thu) by ncm (subscriber, #165)
Parent article: The splice() weekly news

It's disappointing to see this proliferation of system calls, which will now need to be supported forever. Couldn't we have the VM system integrated with I/O and network buffering, similar to NetBSD's UVM, and just use read() and write() with suitably page-aligned and mmapped buffers? Or am I missing something essential?


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