Alexander Viro wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Mar 2001, Jeremy Elson wrote:
> > Right now, my code looks something like this: (it might make more
> > sense if you know that I've written a framework for writing user-space
> > device drivers... I'm going to be releasing it soon, hopefully after I
> > resolve this performance problem. Or maybe before, if it's hard.)
> Ugh. Why not make that a named pipe and use zerocopy stuff for pipes?
> I.e. why bother with making it look like a character device rather than
> a FIFO?
What about ioctl? Device drivers sometimes need it ;-)
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