Re: [PATCH] O_STREAMING - flag for optimal streaming I/O

From: Chris Wedgwood (
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 13:38:24 EST

On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 10:38:55PM -0400, Robert Love wrote:

> Attached patch implements an O_STREAMING file I/O flag which enables
> manual drop-behind of pages.

When/why would you use this instead of O_DIRECT?

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