Re: Unexpected splice "always copy" behavior observed

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Wed May 19 2010 - 11:12:54 EST

On Wed, 2010-05-19 at 07:59 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> Btw, since you apparently have a real case - is the "splice to file"
> always just an append? IOW, if I'm not right in assuming that the only
> sane thing people would reasonable care about is "append to a file", then
> holler now.

My use case is just to move the data from the ring buffer into a file
(or network) as fast as possible. It creates a new file and all
additions are "append to a file".

I believe Mathieu does the same.

With me, you are correct.

-- Steve

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