[Haskell-cafe] whatever happened to sendFile?
ketil at malde.org
Thu Aug 14 02:28:24 EDT 2008
"Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH" <allbery at ece.cmu.edu> writes:
> On 2008 Aug 13, at 18:25, Jason Dusek wrote:
>> Can you say more about this? I assume that sending static
>> images back and forth is a good fit for sendfile().
> Your previously stated use case sounds like a good fit. I can easily
> imagine sendfile() implementations starving other network operations,
> though (and IIRC linux's early sendfile() implementation did so).
> It's essentially an optimization specific to web servers.
Isn't it superseeded by splice(2) nowadays?
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