[web-devel] API change request for WAI

Kazu Yamamoto ( 山本和彦 ) kazu at iij.ad.jp
Mon Jun 6 08:05:59 CEST 2011

Hello Michael,

Thank you for your reply.

>> ResponseIO enables to choose a function which sends files with minimum
>> system calls for WAI users.
>> I have already implemented this both in wai and warp, and confirmed
>> that this works well.
> Obviously getting sendfile and Warp to be more efficient should be a
> goal here (which I know you're already following up on). My question
> is, barring issues with the sendfile package, is there any other use
> case for this constructor? I'm hesitant to add it, because it does not
> have a natural implementation for anything but a standalone server
> (i.e., CGI, FastCGI, wai-test will always have trouble with this). I
> just want to clarify the need before we make any changes.

If the sendfile library will be faster, this constructor is not
necessary. I also agree that making the sendfile library faster is a
right way to go.

But I cannot contact the authors of the sendfile library. Do you have
any advices on what I should do?


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