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From Ian Holsman <I...@cnet.com>
Subject using sendfile on MMAP'd buckets
Date Sun, 09 Sep 2001 17:08:08 GMT
hi.
I was looking through the sendfile code, and it looks like we could
use sendfile to transmit a memory-mapped bucket if we kept the
file-descriptor when we create the mmap bucket.
I don't have sendfile installed on solaris (yet) but I think
sendfile is faster than writeev??

if this is the case, I think we should add a function/flag/macro to the
bucket-type is_sendfileable (which would be true for files/mmaps)
instead of checking the type of the bucket explictly.

Ian
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Ian Holsman
Performance Measurement & Analysis
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