sendfile() and Varnish2.0.2

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Tue Dec 2 16:38:20 CET 2008

In message <8663m24n4s.fsf at>, =?utf-8?Q?Dag-Erling_Sm=C3=B8rgrav?= wr

> No.  Neither Linux nor Solaris have a version of sendfile that Varnish
> can use.  FreeBSD 8 does (and so would FreeBSD 7 if phk had remembered
> to MFC it).

MFC'ing it changes an obscure kernel-API slightly, so absent some really
good evidence that it does wonders, I didn't feel it was worth the MFC.

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