Unless you need copying small fragments (let's say few pages) from one
file to another. In such cases mmap/munmap is just too much overhead.
> Now the reason to have it is for NFS type systems that support copy
> and copytree operations directly on the remote (eg SMB)
Or maybe SCSI block copy commands, but it would be hard to implement
for anything else than block devices.
Have a nice fortnight
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