Re: sendfile from sockets

From: Anton Blanchard (
Date: Mon Nov 19 2001 - 01:16:53 EST

> Although the man page says you can sendfile from a
> socket,I am unable to do so... I can only send file
> from a file, to either a socket or file
> Is this a kernel limitation?

Yes, the manpage needs updating, you can only sendfile() from
something that exists in the pagecache (ie not a socket).

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