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From "Bill Stoddard" <stodd...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: sendfile API
Date Thu, 04 Nov 1999 16:27:38 GMT
> On Mon, 1 Nov 1999, Bill Stoddard wrote:
>
> > I only included a header buffer because it seems to catch all the most
> > common cases. We could be more generic and include an io_vec for header
> > information; could include an io_vec for trailers as well, but that just
> > seems to be overkill.
>
> please do the iovecs... isn't that what NT supports?  linux supports it as
> well (via TCP_CORK and writev)... it's only hpux i think that's got the
> silly single buffer limitations.
>
> please do the trailers... just so that we have them for when we want them
> later.  (i.e. consider an imap server which wants to use sendfile to send
> message bodies/attachments, it needs a trailer).
>
> Dean
>
Okay, will do.

Bill


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