|author||Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2014-01-18 21:24:58 +0100|
|committer||Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason@zx2c4.com>||2014-01-19 15:08:49 +0100|
|parent||README: document pkg-config for luajit (diff)|
cache: use sendfile() instead of a pair of read() + write()
sendfile() does the same job and avoids to copy the content into userland and back. One has to define NO_SENDFILE in case the OS (kernel / libc) does not supported. It is disabled by default on non-linux environemnts. According to the glibc, sendfile64() was added in Linux 2.4 (so it has been there for a while) but after browsing over the mapage of FreeBSD's I noticed that the prototype is little different. Signed-off-by: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <email@example.com>
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@@ -29,6 +29,7 @@ DOC_PDF = $(patsubst %.txt,%.pdf,$(MAN_TXT))
# j, z, t. (representing long long int, char, intmax_t, size_t, ptrdiff_t).
# some C compilers supported these specifiers prior to C99 as an extension.
+# Define HAVE_LINUX_SENDFILE to use sendfile()