Re: [3/4] kevent: AIO, aio_sendfile() implementation.

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Wed Jul 26 2006 - 06:13:40 EST

On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 03:12:47AM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 11:04:31 +0100
> > And to be honest, I don't think adding all this code is acceptable
> > if it can't replace the existing aio code while keeping the
> > interface. So while you interface looks pretty sane the
> > implementation needs a lot of work still :)
> Networking and disk AIO have significantly different needs.
> Therefore, I really don't see it as reasonable to expect
> a merge of these two things. It doesn't make any sense.

I'm not sure about that. The current aio interface isn't exactly nice
for disk I/O either. I'm more than happy to have a discussion about
that aspect.

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