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Date:	Thu, 4 Jan 2007 20:33:13 +0000
From:	Pavel Machek <>
To:	Kent Overstreet <>
Cc:	Zach Brown <>,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC] Heads up on a series of AIO patchsets

On Tue 2007-01-02 16:18:40, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> >> Any details?
> >
> >Well, one path I tried I couldn't help but post a blog 
> >entry about
> >for my friends.  I'm not sure it's the direction I'll 
> >take with linux-
> >kernel, but the fundamentals are there:  the api should 
> >be the
> >syscall interface, and there should be no difference 
> >between sync and
> >async behaviour.
> >
> >
> Any code you're willing to let people play with? I could 
> at least have
> real test cases, and a library to go along with it as it 
> gets
> finished.
> Another pie in the sky idea:
> One thing that's been bugging me lately (working on a 9p 
> server), is
> sendfile is hard to use in practice because you need 
> packet headers
> and such, and they need to go out at the same time.


Thanks for all the (sleeping) penguins.
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