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From Mark Bixby <>
Subject Re: 1.2b7 Release and MPE/writev()
Date Sat, 22 Feb 1997 04:06:44 GMT
Dean Gaudet writes:
> Oh wow, that would be the first architecture to not have writev().  Is it
> an old arch?  Is there anything similar to writev()?  'cause without it,
> chunked performance will have some poor behaviours.

HP MPE (non-Unix, no relation to HPUX) has been around for almost 20 years, 
but very minimal POSIX support was only grafted on a couple of years ago.
Just enough POSIX to be useful, but missing enough common Unix functions to be

I'm 99% sure there isn't anything similar to writev() -- I'll have to check
the documentation at work on Monday to be 100% certain.
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