[TUHS] Excise process from a pipe

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Fri Jul 11 02:04:54 AEST 2014

On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 12:06:58PM -0400, Noel Chiappa wrote:
> Stages would have to have some way to say 'I am not now holding any buffered
> data', and only when that state was true could they be spliced out. Or there
> could be some signal defined which means 'go into "not holding any buffered
> data" state'. At which point my proposed splice() system call might be some
> use... :-)

Heh.  I already claimed splice(2) back in 1998; the Linux guys did implement
part of it but never really carried to the logical end I envisioned:

Larry McVoy            	     lm at mcvoy.com             http://www.mcvoy.com/lm 

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