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From "Graham Leggett" <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] sendfile_nonblocking broken in trunk
Date Wed, 04 Oct 2006 14:26:05 GMT
On Wed, October 4, 2006 4:14 pm, Niklas Edmundsson wrote:

> sendfile_nonblocking() takes the _brigade_ as an argument, gets the
> first bucket from the brigade, finds it not to be a FILE bucket and
> barfs.
> The attached fix is trivial, and I really can't understand why
> sendfile_nonblocking() was taking a brigade instead of a bucket as
> argument in the first place.

I think there was an implicit (and invalid) assumption that a bucket
brigade containing a file bucket would only ever take a single file

The fix is definitely sane.

If the cache is ever taught how to cache fragments of requests, this could
be useful too.

> On a side note, in send_brigade_nonblocking() it's unnecessary to
> queue 0-length writes to the iovec. It probably won't do any
> difference at all in real world performance but it's obviously not
> optimal ;)
> Also, I'm not at all fond of all those "XXX: We really should
> log/return error/foo here"-lines. It's not THAT hard doing it while
> coding, or at least do a final touchup before submitting a
> patch/comitting code...



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