Re: Unexpected splice "always copy" behavior observed

From: Miklos Szeredi
Date: Wed May 19 2010 - 11:33:44 EST

On Wed, 19 May 2010, 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.

Virtual machines might reasonably need this for splicing to a disk

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