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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: [BUG]: "Argument passing in <!--#exec cmd=...-->" on Linux (fwd)
Date Sun, 09 Feb 1997 07:20:39 GMT
On Sat, 8 Feb 1997, Howard Fear wrote:

>        On the output side, rputc (and bputc) should be buffering
>        anyway.  And that didn't change either.  Both are actually
>        pretty straightforward.  I believe that the patches submitted
>        just created another (local) level of buffering which will
>        be done much more cleanly by 2.0's I/O streams.

...and that extra buffer makes large files transfer more than twice as
quickly than without it.  bputc buffers stuff in 4k buffers, but there is
still a lot of overhead when using rputc.  There are two function calls
for every call to rputc which could be causing part of that.  

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