Re: [Kiobuf-io-devel] RFC: Kernel mechanism: Compound event wait

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 13:46:04 EST

> OTOH, somehow a zero-copy system which converts the zero-copy
> metadata every time the buffer is handed to another subsystem
> just doesn't sound right ...
> (well, maybe it _is_, but it looks quite inefficient at first
> glance)

I would certainly be a lot happier if there is a single sensible zero copy
format doing the lot, but only if it doesnt turn into a cross between a 747
and bicycle
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