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Re: [patch] Re: Can modules block on socket writes? (fwd)



On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Marcus Gruendler wrote:

> Okay, this can be done and I understand your concern keeping a clean
> and simple interface. Nevertheless this requires one switch between
> user/kernel space each time SEND_BUFFER is issued. This would lead to
> similar results as my approach to issue many GET/SEND_OBJECTs.

the overhead of this is truly small, and is expected to become even
smaller with eg. fast-syscall entry point support. iovecs are really
unnecessery complexity.

	Ingo





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