pipe mode and sendfile?

Nils Goroll slink at schokola.de
Fri Mar 25 16:30:40 CET 2016


On 25/03/16 16:12, Nils Goroll wrote:
> - pipe mode with PROXY would offer a particularly efficient way to load-balance
>   from a (possibly dumb) varnish node terminating client connections to worker
>   nodes for actual request processing.

is there a particular reason for pipe mode not using sendfile half the number of
syscalls required and avoid copying to/from a userspace buffer?


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