pipe mode and sendfile?

Martin Blix Grydeland martin at varnish-software.com
Fri Mar 25 17:09:39 CET 2016

On Fri, 25 Mar 2016 at 16:35 Nils Goroll <slink at schokola.de> wrote:

> 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?

sendfile() requires the in_fd to be an fd supporting mmap-like operations,
ie no network sockets.

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